Arsenal confirm 2 more loanees recalled

Nikolaj Moller with Viktoria Koln (Photo via Moller on Instagram)
Nikolaj Moller with Viktoria Koln (Photo via Moller on Instagram)

Arsenal have confirmed they’re recalling Jonathan Dinzeyi and Nikolaj Moller from their loan spells, following Harry Clarke’s recall.

Jonathan Dinzeyi playing for Carlisle United (Photo via carlisleunited.co.uk)
Jonathan Dinzeyi playing for Carlisle United (Photo via carlisleunited.co.uk)

Writing on the club website, Arsenal confirmed that they have recalled Jonathan Dinzeyi and Nikolaj Moller from their loan spells at Carlisle United and FC Viktoria Koln.

It’s not hard to figure out why either player was recalled. Dinzeyi only made three appearances for Carlisle, despite being fit and healthy to appear in the squad 13 times.

Even when he was left out of the squad, there were no reports of injuries or illness. He was just on the fringes from the start, and never managed to break in.

Moller had a somewhat busier spell, playing 13 times for Viktoria Koln in all competitions. But he still wasn’t playing nearly enough, making just two league starts from August 15th until today.

The young striker did get a few starts in the cups, and he scored three goals and assisted one in those three games. But in the league, he mostly came off the bench and never got on the scoresheet.

Arsenal also recalled Harry Clarke from his loan spell to Ross County last week, with reports suggesting they plan to loan him back out to Hibernian FC. It’s not so clear what’s going to happen with Dinzeyi or Moller yet.

Nikolaj Moller with Viktoria Koln (Photo via Moller on Instagram)
Nikolaj Moller with Viktoria Koln (Photo via Moller on Instagram)

Chris Wheatley writes that Moller is likely to be reintegrated into the u23s when Folarin Balogun heads out on loan, but Moller is also wanted by several EFL clubs, so he could go on another loan himself.

For the time being, Moller and Dinzeyi will train with the Arsenal u23s as they prepare for a return to action following their winter break. They face Brighton away from home on Friday.