Nigeria forward, Victor Osimhen, has been speaking about his decision to turn down a move to Arsenal in order to sign for Wolfsburg.
“There were many clubs that were interested in me,” Osimhen told Bild.
“But my choice was Wolfsburg because I think that my development opportunities are highest here.
“If I had gone to Arsenal, for example, I might not have found the route to the first team so quickly.
“I love football and I have worked hard to get where I am now.”
Just 18, he moved the German side in a deal worth a reported €3.5m after signing a three-and-a-half year deal on January 1st.
He is currently carrying a knee injury. He was named the 2015 Confederation of African Football Youth Player of the Year at the award ceremony in Abuja last month.
With Torino confirming that they rejected a £50m bid from Arsenal for Andrea Belotti it looks like we could very well be trying to sign a forward in this window despite Arsene Wenger saying we won’t be…