Tag: Arthur Okonkwo

Arthur Okonkwo is a goalkeeper who plays for Arsenal.

Okonkwo was promoted to the Arsenal first team squad in 2021 and given a new shirt number – 33, reflecting his role as third choice keeper. His contract expires in 2024.

Okonkwo was born on 9 September, 2001 in London. He is a dual citizen of England and Nigeria and signed for Arsenal as an u-9.

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Arsenal deals: Another loan official, 4 nearly done, 25 complete

The transfer window is now in full swing and Arsenal have completed 25 deals across all teams at the club. Let's take a look at them all.
Miguel Azeez in training with Arsenal (Photo via Azeez on Twitter)

Arsenal's new squad numbers 36 to 70 and what they tell us

With pre-season underway, Arsenal have assigned new squad numbers to Arsenal's u23 players ahead of the upcoming campaign.
Kido Taylor-Hart with the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Taylor-Hart on Instagram)

Arsenal winger to sign new 3-year deal

Kido Taylor-Hart is set to sign a new three-year deal with Arsenal after his previous contract expired in June, according to a report.
Arthur Okonkwo signs a contract extension with Arsenal alongside Mikel Arteta and Edu (Photo via Arsenal.com)

New 3-year contract & shirt number: Arsenal academy prospect promoted to first team

Arthur Okonkwo has extended his contract with Arsenal and received a promotion to the first-team squad as their number three goalkeeper.
Arthur Okonkwo with the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Okonkwo on Twitter)

Arsenal expect top prospect to sign new deal after old one expired

Arsenal are expecting Arthur Okonkwo to sign a new long-term deal with the club, after his old one came to an end on Wednesday.
Arthur Okonkwo with the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Okonkwo on Twitter)

Arsenal negotiations with Arthur Okonkwo stall over finances

Arsenal are in ongoing negotiations with Arthur Okonkwo over a new contract, as he asks for £1m-a-season, according to a report.
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Brighton and Hove Albion - Premier League - Molineux Stadium Wolverhampton Wanderers Ruben Neves warms up before the Premier League match at Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton. Picture date: Sunday May 9, 2021. Copyright: Naomi Baker

Arsenal latest: Onana offer, Buendia, Neves, Aubameyang, youth contracts, more

It can be hard to keep up with everything that's going on so here is a round up of the main Arsenal news and talking points from the last seven days.
Kido Taylor-Hart with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Arsenal have contract offers on the table for 2 young players

Arsenal still have contract offers on the table for Kido Taylor-Hart and Arthur Okonkwo, but they're yet to sign them with less than a month to go with the club.
Levi Laing playing for the Arsenal u18s (Photo via Laing on Instagram)

Why Arsenal released 4 u23 players

As we approach their official contract expiry date at the end of June, Arsenal confirmed four u23s on the way out this summer.
Villarreal CF v Arsenal - UEFA Europa League - Arsenal goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo warming up before the UEFA Europa League match at Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal. Copyright: Focus Images

Arthur Okonkwo finally in positive contract talks over expiring deal

Teenage Arsenal goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo is in positive talks with the club over a new contract extension, according to a report.
Folarin Balogun joining the Arsenal squad travelling for their Europa League match (Photo via Balogun on Twitter)

6 Arsenal youngsters set for summer exit

Six Arsenal u23s are set to leave the club in the summer as things stand, though that could still change in the coming months.

2 youth goalkeepers compete for senior bench role at Arsenal

Karl Hein appears to be seriously challenging Arthur Okonkwo for Arsenal's fourth-choice goalkeeper spot, despite previous reports to the contrary.

Arsenal get another red card vs Manchester United as u23s lose badly

Arsenal's u23s were doomed from the start in a 3-0 defeat to Manchester United on Friday after an early red card left them struggling for a foothold.
Arthur Okonkwo with the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Okonkwo on Twitter)

Mikel Arteta tells Arthur Okonkwo he’s 4th-choice

Arthur Okonkwo has been told he's Arsenal's fourth-choice goalkeeper for the rest of the season, as Arsenal try to get him to sign a new deal
Arthur Okonkwo with the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Okonkwo on Twitter)

Another 19yo’s contract causing problems for Arsenal

Arsenal are facing another youth contract issue with Arthur Okonkwo, who briefly appeared to be the club's third-choice goalkeeper.
Folarin Balogun celebrates his hat-trick against Brighton u23s (Photo via David Price)

Folarin Balogun scores Arsenal hat-trick & provides assist in 5-0 u23 win

Folarin Balogun scored a hat-trick to continue his recent run of form as the Arsenal u23s made it five wins in a row on Friday.
Arthur Okonkwo with the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Okonkwo on Twitter)

2 of Arsenal's top young talents make impressive comebacks with u21s

A few Arsenal players made a positive impression in the u21 win on Tuesday night, including a couple of long-term absentees returning to the side.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Arthur Okonkwo of Arsenal in action during the Premier League 2 match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on April 15, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Highly-rated Arsenal youth goalkeeper returns to training ground after Leno injury

Youth goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo is back at the Arsenal training ground, following the recent injury to senior keeper Bernd Leno.

Arsenal teenagers score and keep clean sheet as England reach Slovakia Cup final

Tyreece John-Jules and Arthur Okonkwo continued to impress for the England u18s on Thursday, in a 2-0 win over Mexico.

8 games, 8 goals, 2 assists: Arsenal teenager shines with England

Tyreece John-Jules scored the England u18s' only goal in a 1-0 win over Russia on Monday, as two other Arsenal youngsters featured in the first game of the Slovakia Cup.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: Tyreece John-Jules of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Arsenal and Qarabag FK at Emirates Stadium on December 13, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

3 Arsenal teenagers called up for England duty this month

Arthur Okonkwo, Vontae Daley-Campbell and Tyreece John-Jules have all been called up for the England u18s, as they prepare to play a tournament in Slovakia this month.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - APRIL 23: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on April 23, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

6 Arsenal youth stars train with first team ahead of Wolves clash

Six members of the Arsenal academy trained with the first team on Tuesday, ahead of the Premier League clash away to Wolves.
Arthur Okonkwo in first-team training in Dubai (via Instagram / _arthurokonkwo)

Talented youth star joins first team in Naples after impressive u23 performances

Arthur Okonkwo has travelled with the Arsenal first team to Italy for the Europa League quarter-final second leg, after an impressive start to his u23 career in recent weeks.
Arthur Okonkwo playing for the Arsenal u18s (Photo via Instagram / _arthurokonkwo)

Arsenal 17-year-old joins first-team training ahead of Newcastle United clash

Arthur Okonkwo joined first-team training again ahead of Arsenal's match against Newcastle United on Monday, after making his u23 debut last week.
Arthur Okonkwo playing for Arsenal u19s in the 2018 Dallas Cup

Arsenal included in Super Group announced for upcoming 2019 Dallas Cup

The Arsenal academy will travel to the USA for the 2019 Dallas Cup in April, after finishing as runners-up in the youth competition last season.

Arsenal facing youth keeper crisis

Arthur Okonkwo appears to have joined Arsenal's growing list of goalkeeping injuries, with the 17-year-old missing out on the u18s match against Leicester City...

Arsenal seemingly pick up third goalkeeping injury in three weeks

Arthur Okonkwo appears to have joined Arsenal's growing list of goalkeeping injuries, with the 17-year-old missing out on the u18s match against Leicester City on Tuesday.

Arsenal's goalkeeping situation gets even worse with yet another injury

Deyan Iliev picked up an injury in Arsenal's 4-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Friday, which leaves the club very light in the goalkeeping position.
Youth goalkeeper James Hillson joins Arsenal on loan (Photo via ReadingFC.co.uk)

Arsenal agree loan to replace injured goalkeeper

Arsenal have agreed to take Reading youth goalkeeper James Hillson on loan to replace the injured Karl Hein, according to reports.
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - OCTOBER 16: Reiss Nelson of England U21 and Aidy Boothroyd, Manager of England U21 speak as Reiss Nelson is substituted off during the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifier match between Scotland U21 and England U21 at Tynecastle Stadium on October 16, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

The 12 Arsenal academy stars called up for England duty

12 Arsenal academy stars have been called up for England duty over the upcoming international break, so let's have a look at who made the cut this month.

Exciting talent emerges: Arsenal 16-year-old scores on first academy start

Sam Greenwood has made a strong start to life with the Arsenal academy, and got his first goal in his first start for the u18s at the weekend.
Bukayo Saka signs a contract for Arsenal with Academy Manager Per Mertesacker. Arsenal Training Ground. London Colney, Herts, 11/9/18. Credit : Arsenal Football Club / David Price.

Here's why you should be excited by academy duo's new Arsenal deals

On Friday, Arsenal announced that Bukayo Saka and Arthur Okonkwo had both signed new deals, after turning 17 this month.

How Arsenal will line up in goal at all levels after multiple departures

Arsenal have gone through a number of changes in goal over the summer, but assuming there aren't any more, how will Arsenal line up at all levels next season?

Talented Arsenal youngster signs new deal

16-year-old Arthur Okonkwo has signed a scholarship deal with Arsenal, committing his future to the club after months of speculation.

Arsenal face losing young star over contract stand-off with top clubs interested

Arsenal could lose 16-year-old goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo to RB Leipzig or Celtic this summer, because the youngster hasn't signed a scholarship with the club.

Arsenal offer 10 first-year scholarships and release six others

Arsenal have reportedly offered 10 players first-year scholarships for next season, while releasing six other players.

Arsenal youngsters rewarded as 7 get England call

Arsenal have a total of seven players called up for England duty at various youth levels, as the young Gunners benefit from their recent senior match experiences.

Arsenal u18s lose 2-0 to Leicester amid numerous changes and 6 debuts

Arsenal's u18s lost 2-0 to Leicester City after the youth side were forced in to fielding an extremely inexperienced team on Saturday.

Who is Arthur Okonkwo? The youth goalkeeper training with the Arsenal first-team

Arsenal youth goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo was spotted training with the first-team ahead of the Gunners' Carabao Cup clash with Doncaster Rovers.
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Future Cup: Arsenal finish sixth after group stage exit

Defeats against Anderlecht, Bayern, and Benfica in the play-off meant Arsenal u17s finished sixth in the ABN AMRO Future Cup this year.