Young Nigerian winger Xavier Amaechi has signed his first professional contract at Arsenal.
Amaechi’s signing was announced on Arsenal’s official website on Friday with a picture of him and Arsene Wenger while putting pen to paper.A statement on Arsenal’s website reads: “Talented winger Xavier Amaechi has signed his first professional contract with the club.“Xavier, who turned 17 today, has featured for both our under-23s and under-18s this season.
“He has been at the club since the age of 12, having joined us in August 2013.
“We would like to congratulate Xavier on his new contract and look forward to his continued progress at the club.”
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.