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Transfer Rumour: Arsenal eye Nigerian U17 double signing

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With the addition of Elneny set for tomrrow (honestly, we swear), the club turns its attention the addtion to two U17 stars.

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In fine January form, Wenger is set to add to the player list by signing two more players with excellent international experience. World Class, I tell you. They play in the world competitions and thus deserve that classification. Exciting news... for the years to come. Because they're teenagers, albeit very promising ones.

The ever reliable Sources Say reports that Arsenal are close to deals for Nigerian prospects Kelechi Nwakali (17) and Samuel Chukwueze (16). Now, some people in the crowd might not have ever heard of these two highly rated players but I can tell you, thanks to my University Accredited Googling Skills, that Nwakali is an attacking midfielder and Chukwueze a striker, both of whom played a key role in leading the Nigerian U17 side to the U17 World Cup title. Kelechi Nwakali won the Golden Ball as player of the tournament.

The pair have received interest from the likes of Man City, Bayern Munich and even Everton but, as Sources Say, it appears Arsenal will beat them to the punch. Not that anything is assured in the world of transfers. Except Mohamed Elneny, of course. He's totally a Gunner tomorrow. Fingers crossed.

Sources Say is also telling the likes of ESPN FC that Elneny(!), Nwakali and Chukwueze will round out Arsenal's business for the month. Much needed midfield cover and a pair of futures. With a hopeful return to health in the ranks, namely Alexis Sanchez and Francis Coquelin, I find myself largely satisfied with that. That is, at least, until Sources Say otherwise.