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Nwakali To Join FC Porto On Loan From Arsenal

Nwakali To Join FC Porto On Loan From Arsenal

By Johnny Edward:

Kelechi Nwakali will join Portuguese club FC Porto on a season-long loan deal from Arsenal Completesportsnigeria.com reports.


It will be the Super Eagles midfielder’s his third loan spell away from Arsenal since he joined in 2016.

The 20-year-old midfielder, who shone for the Super Eagles in their friendly with Atletico Madrid in May, has been sent out on loan to Dutch vlubs MVV Maastricht and VVV Venlo in the past.

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He is expected to complete his move to FC Porto in the coming days after passing a medical at the club, CSN also gathered.

“He (Kelechi) is moving to Porto. The deal will be confirmed once he arrives in Portugal and passes his medical,” a close source told CSN.

Kelechi Nwakali also confirmed his move via his Instagram Page.

He posted a picture of him departing the shores of the country for Portugal with a note: “Back to work. #nawedeyhere Portugal, Porto.”

The former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles captain is under contract until June 2021 with English Premier League club Arsenal.

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  • Bestsports. 3 years ago

    Kelechi our future super Eagles legend. Bro abeg remember if you and your brother no work harder hmmmm E go hard una o… work hard and improve your free kicks and shot accuracy. Improve your defence splitting passes and stamina with technik. Good luck kid.

  • Patrick 3 years ago

    This is the next midfield general that will assist Mikel,etebo,ndidi in our midfield. We him we don’t need onazi and Joel obi in super eagles.