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Arsenal sign young goalkeeper from Macedonia in most cliche deal ever

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this is the Anfield Cat, because there are no pictures of Dejan Iliev
this is the Anfield Cat, because there are no pictures of Dejan Iliev

It hasn't been officially announced yet, but with the reports and such that I've seen, I feel safe in saying that Arsenal have signed young goalkeeper Dejan Iliev from Macedonian Third League team Belasica. He's seventeen years old, and was rumored to join Chievo Verona last season, but the deal fell apart. He trained with the team this week and was well-reviewed, so here he is: an Arsenal player. He'll most likely be in the youth or reserves teams for the time being.

Here's Jamie Sanderson on the deal:

Arsene Wenger looks happy.

This is one of those signings that either everyone will forget about in a year (or sooner) or one that we're all in love with in five years or so. He'll probably never be much more than a backup or reserve, because that's how things usually go, but I don't have any issue with taking a flier on a kid.

Can he play at striker, though?