Arsenal will be going big in this summer transfer window as they will look to reinforce their team ahead of next season. The Gunners finished eight last season and also failed to make European qualifications so it will be hard for new players to move to the Emirates. Arsenal have been in strong links with Brighton's defender Ben White, and they will be hoping to keep hold of some of their players as well.
Due to the completion of the European tournament, various clubs are now moving quickly to secure their first choice transfer targets. Arsenal have already announced the exit of various players like Daniel Oyegoke, Ballard, Ben Sheaf and Matteo Guendouzi. They have also announced the signing of Nuno Tavares from Benfica and are on the verge of announcing the signing of Albert Sambi Lokonga from Belgian club Anderlecht in a deal worth about 17 million pounds.
Arsenal have a great group of defenders and are currently chasing the signing of Ben White from Brighton and Hove Albion for a reported fee of about 50 million pounds. The Gunners also have French defensive sensation William Saliba coming back from loan after his move to the Emirates stadium two years ago for 30 million pounds.
Arsenal have retained twelve Nigerian players into the academy following impressive performance for the upcoming Premier League 2 season. The season has not been a good season for the Gunners, with the U-23's finishing tenth on the league table - while the first team finished eighth on the Premier League table.
Arsenal are moving to sign up their preferred targets during this ongoing transfer window. The Gunners finished eight in the Premier League standings last season and are looking to improve on that aspect next season. Several players like Daniel Oyegoke, Ballard and Ben Sheaf, Matteo Guendouzi have already left the club, while Nuno Tavares from Benfica has already been confirmed officially as an Arsenal player today.
Arsenal youngster, Daniel Oyegoke is one of the most promising Nigeria descent players making waves in the Hale End academy. The youngster was called up to the England U17 squad in September 2019 but had to withdraw because of an existing injury. However, the youngster is likened to former Barcelona right-back, Dani Alves because of his style of play and the ability to join the attack. Except for his ability to join the attack from his full-back situation, Daniel Oyegoke has also received praise for his dynamism
Arsenal football club of England youth team were forced to play a 2-2 draw against Southampton FC on Friday in the English Premier League 2, and no fewer than 6 Nigerian youngster were on action for the two sides in the entertaining encounter.
The Gunners keep reshuffling their squad, as they are planning to offload some players, in order to bring new signings to the Emirates in this summer's transfer window. Without a doubt, the club is ready to chase Manchester City, Chelsea and others next 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.
4 Arsenal youngsters that are eligible for the Nigeria U20 team ahead of the next FIFA U20 World Cup
After a disastrous outing at the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup in Poland, Nigeria must start preparing for the next edition of the tournament which will take place in Indonesia. In order to prepare for the competition, the Nigeria Football Federation NFF and the technical crew of the Flying Eagles must start scouting for players that are eligible to represent Nigeria both locally and outside the country. In this article, we highlight four players who are in the Hale End academy and are eligible to play for the
Seven players of Nigerian descent were on parade for both teams as Chelsea thrashed Arsenal 3-0 in a Premier League 2 fixture on Sunday afternoon, Fullbacks Daniel Oyegoke and Ryan Alebiosu, midfielders James Olayinka and Tim Akinola, and striker Folarin Balogun all started for Arsenal, while Miguel Azeez and Bryan Fiabema were introduced off the bench in the second half. Goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo's injury problems are over as he was included in the Arsenal U23 matchday squad for the second game running
Arsenal and Brighton & Hove shared the spoils with a 2-2 draw in a Premier League 2 clash at the American Express Elite Football Performance Centre on Friday evening, with eight players of Nigerian descent making the Gunners matchday squad, There were starts for Tolaji Bola, James Olayinka, Ryan Alebiosu, Tim Akinola and Folarin Balogun; Daniel Oyegoke played the last ten minutes, while goalkeeper Ovie Ejeheri and Miguel Azeez were non-playing substitutes. Summer signing Akinola made his full competitive debut
understands that teenage Nigerian-born midfielder Tim Akinola has been promoted to first team training by manager Mikel Arteta. With at least twenty players including youth-teamers away on international duty with their respective countries, the Gunners are short on personal at the moment, leaving Arteta with no choice than to call up some promising youngsters left in the academy during this period to train with the first team. Bukayo Saka, Folarin Balogun, Miguel Azeez and Daniel Oyegoke are among the Arsenal
Arsenal's Hale End Academy has for long been known for producing young talents and prospects, as the like of Alex Iwobi, Nwakali, Akpom and so on are notable mentions from Nigeria. Not less than five Nigeria-eligible starlets from Arsenal were on show at the Stadium MK on Tuesday evening as Arsenal's pre-season campaign started with a 4-1 victory over fellow English side Milton Keynes Dons. Young talents Bukayo Saka, James Olayinka, Tolaji Bola, Miguel Azeez and Daniel Oyegoke were all part of the Gunners side