Nigerian midfielder Kelechi Nwakali given provisional squad number at Arsenal.

Kelechi Nwakali, Nigeria U-23 midfielder, on Tuesday, July 2, trained with Arsenal U23s squad at London Colney, AllNigeriaSoccer reports.

Meanwhile Kelechi Nwakali was part of the preparations ahead of a potential debut in a pre-season friendly against Boreham Wood at Meadow Park this weekend.

Although he has now been provisionally assigned the number 98 jersey for pre-season training.

However Kelechi Nwakali was not the only Nigerian player that participated in the workout which was watched by Per Mertesacker Arsenal Academy Director.

Xavier Amaechi, Folarin Balogun, Tolaji Bola, Joseph Olowu, Bukayo Saka, and James Olayinka have all reported for pre-season training and trained with numbers 36, 38, 40, 53, 77, and 52 shirts respectively.

No doubt Only Saka has played competitively for Arsenal’s team in Europa League, FA Cup and the Premier League.


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