Tim Akinola, 19-year-old midfielder, joins Arsenal after leaving Huddersfield

Tim Akinola, 19-year-old midfielder, joins Arsenal after leaving Huddersfield

- Tim Akinola has joined Arsenal on a free transfer after leaving Huddersfield

- The 19-year-old midfielder impressed Arsenal chiefs which helped him secure the move

- Arsenal will be playing in the Europa League next season

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Premier League side Arsenal have completed the signing of 19-year-old midfielder Tim Akinola who was recently released by another English club Huddersfield.

Tim Akinola is so lucky to the level that Arsenal failed to give him a trial despite being a 19-year-old player as they signed him straight away.

According to the report on UK Mirror, Arsenal chiefs were impressed with the analysis of Tim Akinola's games so far which made them to sign him.

Akinola who is eligible to play for both Nigeria and England only got into the academy system with Mansfield aged 16 before moving to Lincoln City in 2018/19.

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He was named on the bench by Danny Cowley in the Checkatrade Trophy and featured in the FA Youth Cup before a loan spell at Lincoln United in the eighth tier.

If Tim should impress Mikel Arteta during the pre-season training, then he might get the chance to start with Arsenal next season in the Premier League.

Arsenal will be playing in the Europa League next season thanks to their brilliant win over Chelsea in the FA Cup which gave the Gunners the ticket to Europe.

Tim Akinola, 19-year-old midfielder, joins Arsenal after leaving Huddersfield

Tim Akinola, 19-year-old midfielder, joins Arsenal after leaving Huddersfield (photo: Athletic on Twitter)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's future at the Emirates has been a topic of discussion for some time now and the Gabonese has reportedly agreed to sign a further deal for another three years.

The Mirror are reporting that the 31-year-old has agreed to a new three year deal at the Emirates that will see him earn £250,000 weekly.

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Aubameyang who has attracted interests with several clubs in Europe is now in his final year of his contract with the Gunners, but reports say Barcelona are desperate to land the striker.

And now the Gabonese is set to commit his future to the North London club with an increment of about £70,000-a-week more than the contract he signed with the club in 2018.

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has made it clear that he wants the striker to remain with the club and he possibly hinted that the player has agreed when he tweeted the hourglass emoji on Sunday, August 16.

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