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Transfer: Arsenal youngster of Nigerian descent joins Brentford ahead of the 2021/2022 season

Arsenal youngster Daniel Oyegoke has joined Brentford ahead of the start of the new season. The youngster's contract with the Gunners expired this summer.

According to reports, Daniel turned down a professional contract with Arsenal to join the Bees for - the start of - the 2020/2021 season. Daniel will hope to get first-team football soon with Brentford.  

At Brentford, Daniel will be with Brentford B. He will hope to make the step to the first team. Originally a striker, the Nigerian striker joined Arsenal from Barnet four years ago. 

After his signing, Brentford B coach Neil MacFarlane described Daniel as a fantastic signing for his team. He confirmed that he has seen him play well for England. 

"I think Daniel is a fantastic signing for the B Team. He is been at Arsenal for several years, and we have seen him do particularly well for England recently.

MacFarlane told the official website of the club that Daniel will improve the B Team. Also, he described him as a modern full-back with a fantastic character. 

"We want to keep improving the B Team every year, and a signing like Daniel can help us to do that.

"Daniel is a modern full-back who likes to get forward, and he can create for the team. He is a fantastic character and will be a good addition to the group."

The Nigerian full-back played eleven games for the U23s and four games for the U18s. Oyegoke signed three years contract with the Bees. 

By - Adewale Adeyemi

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