Young Nigerian winger Xavier Amaechi has signed his first professional contract at Arsenal.
Amaechia��s signing was announced on Arsenala��s official website on Friday with a picture of him and Arsene Wenger while putting pen to paper.A statement on Arsenala��s website reads: a�?Talented winger Xavier Amaechi has signed his first professional contract with the club.a�?Xavier, who turned 17 today, has featured for both our under-23s and under-18s this season.
a�?He has been at the club since the age of 12, having joined us in August 2013.
a�?We would like to congratulate Xavier on his new contract and look forward to his continued progress at the club.a�?
A talented winger who usually plays on the right flank, Xavier joined Arsenal at the age of 12, first featured for the U18s in the 2015/16 season and provided an assist in the 4-1 victory at home to Liverpool last campaign.