Report: Arsenal to end Nwakali’s loan early

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The brother and agent of Arsenal youngster Kelechi Nwakali has revealed that Arsenal are planning to bring the Nigeria youth international’s loan with Dutch side VVV Venlo to a premature end this January.

The 19-year-old midfielder moved to the Eredivisie outfit in the summer on a season-long deal but has struggled for minutes. He scored on his debut back in September but has been restricted to just 11 further appearances.

Speaking to allnigeriasoccer.com, Allwell Nwakali revealed: “Arsenal decided to bring him out from VVV Venlo because the coach was busy playing the players that came from relegation with him leaving players like Kelechi and some other loan players on the bench.

“There’s a Real Madrid player (Mink Peeters) that is about to leave the way Kelechi is leaving.

”Arsenal never wanted him to be on the bench because they have their plans for him.”

His brother also revealed that Portuguese side Porto have shown an interest in taking the player in the second half of the season.

”FC Porto of Portugal are interested and even wanted an option to buy but they are discussing with Arsenal now. Arsenal are not interested for such opinion because they need Kelechi soon in the main team.”

Last season Nwakali was also in Holland with MVV Maastricht.  

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23 Comments on "Report: Arsenal to end Nwakali’s loan early"

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goongot

Seems all our loanee’s are jinxed this season !

Sidkid

The most glorious of names – AllWell

Goonereris

Wait till you hear “Goodluck” or “Thankgod”. Real African/Nigerian names there…..

masterofthegoonaverse
masterofthegoonaverse

Goodluck Jonathan. Nigerian minister

For real

Nope. That was the former president

Mtumishi

Former president

Teryima Adi

Ex- President, Bro, not minister

The Squillaci Code

That’s Nwak yo

Laughing Stock

Another classic Arsenal loan success story

Andy Mack

Last season he was a big hit at Maastricht, so they can work out occasionally.

Goonereris

Arsenal do have players (who do well and are) doing well on loan, you know.

Bendtnerschristmastree
Bendtnerschristmastree

– How you doin? Allwell (?)
– Yes, thank you

santori

If we don’t get Aubameyang and Mhykitarian, he’s it.

Nathan

So, All(is not)well, Nwakali!

BenG

Maybe he will be a replacement for Sanchez

Goonereris

Give him two years in the top flight and he’ll be close.

GraeB

To joining Manure?

Goonereris

Lol. Nice one.

Easy Tiger

Sounds like agentspeak to me

Jimbo jones

His agent sounds like an absolute clown

Goonerest

That must be a “fun” chant for fans of VVV Venlo…….

“Give me a V”
“V”
“Give me another V”
“V”
“And give me another V”
“Oh for fucks sake….V”
“Now give me a….oh dear, sorry about this lads, it’s another V”
“You’re taking the piss now mate”

badaab

Like Like a new signing!

caligunner

How do loans even work?

Does the club approach other clubs or clubs approach us? Why would for example this club that KN is at want to have him there if they don’t have any intentions to use him? Why would ARsenal send him there in the first place? Just to get minutes? similar formations? they know the manager?

It just seems odd that alot of recent loans just don’t work. EM down at Getefe, did he go down there to be 3rd goalie? is he 2nd? why hasn’t he played but I think 1 match?

Dont clubs that pick up a loanee have to pay the wage and a fee? Why waste that with players you have no intentions on using or have no idea who they are?