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FC Porto have confirmed the loan signing of Kelechi Nwakali from Arsenal.

The 20 year old joined the Gunners in 2016 and has been out on loan three times since then: twice at MVV Maastricht as well as a spell at VVV Venlo.

He’ll now spend the 2018-19 season on loan with the Portuguese giants, and says that he’s looking to develop as a player during his time with the club.

Speaking to the official Porto website, he said, “My main goal is to develop and evolve as a player.

“Improve my qualities and the other aspects that I know I need to correct to help me grow in the way I play.

“I think FC Porto is the right place to evolve as a player. There are good players, young people, and I think I’ll grow up here.

I know FC Porto very well, because one of my football idols has played here: Deco.

“He was a midfielder that I loved to watch play and I really hope to be able to meet him one day and tell him the importance he had in my desire to be a football player.”

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