Kelechi Nwakali has confirmed that he is now an Arsenal player by posting on his Twitter account (and Facebook).

The transfer saga has been rolling since January but the player tweeted today (Monday) to say:

He has changed his Twitter bio to reflect his new status as an Arsenal player:


Footballer for Arsenal FC and Nigeria U20 Nike Athlete

He also posted on Facebook (linked above), but that has been deleted. We checked his Facebook for any others and found this:

The picture with Wenger is from January.

You can see how the whole deal unfolded here.

Nwakali has already said he would like the number 25 shirt because of his hero, Kanu.

Arsenal have still not confirmed the transfer but that confirmation is expected ‘soon.’