London outfit, Arsenal Football Club have accomplished the signing of Nigerian wonderkid, Jayden Adetiba after impressing on trial.

The nine-year-old Jayden Adetiba, who was born in Nigeria but has lived in South Africa for a few years, has been signed to the Gunners’ academy after impressing throughout a five-week trial in London.

Adetiba has additionally lived in England, however has been taking part in for the SuperSport United Soccer Faculty in Cape City.


Footballing expertise appears to run within the household, together with his older brother having spent three years at Blackburn Rovers’ Academy.

Adetiba, an Arsenal fan, says it’s a dream come true.

“I thank God and my parents for this,” he’s quoted as saying in The Solar.

“I’m very happy. I practice 3 times every week at the academy and now we have a match on weekend.

“The superb factor is, I’ve at all times been an Arsenal fan and I’ll work exhausting daily to make the primary group.”

Adetiba’s father, John, reacted with pleasure by sharing the picture of his son signing the contract on his Twitter account.

He wrote;

The little man joins the big club!!

“Jayden’s older brother spent three years on the Blackburn Rovers Academy and lately signed with Ebbsfleet United Academy.

Our center son can also be taking part in soccer and lately signed with an area group.”


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