Done & Dusted! highly coveted midfielder signs Arsenal deal

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Republic of Ireland youth international, Jordan McEneff, has signed scholarship terms with Arsenal.

McEneff, who signed from Derry City last year, is an attacking midfielder from Coleraine, and was among the new intake of scholars at London Colney this week.

According to Jeorge Bird, the highly-rated youngster has been given the number 83 shirt, and will now be playing at an under-18 level, alongside the likes of Daniel Barden, Mark McGuinness, James Olayinka, Xavier Amaechi, Folarin Balogun, and Tyreece John-Jules.

McEneff, younger brother of Derry City midfielder Aaron, marked his debut for the Republic of Ireland u16s against Hungary in February and even scored the winner.

The rest of the intake [via Jeorge Bird’s Arsenal Youth site] includes:

  • 72. Xavier Amaechi
  • 73. Daniel Ballard
  • 74. Folarin Balogun
  • 75. Daniel Barden
  • 76. Jay Beckford
  • 77. Josh Benson
  • 78. Robbie Burton
  • 79. Harrison Clarke
  • 80. Trae Coyle
  • 81. Vontae Daley-Campbell
  • 82. Tyreece John-Jules
  • 83. Jordan McEneff
  • 84. Mark McGuinness
  • 85. Zech Medley
  • 86. James Olayinka
  • 87. Joseph Olowu
  • 88. Tobi Omole
  • 89. Matthew Smith
  • 90. Emile Smith-Rowe
  • 91. Bayli Spencer-Adams
  • 92. Zak Swanson
  • 93. Dominic Thompson
  • 94. Nathan Tormey

As well as Reiss Nelson, Joao Virginia and Alex Crean if required.


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