Arsenal’s future goalkeeping talent Arthur Okonkwo will remain in the club’s books for several more years.

Arsenal confirmed that the 18-year-old goalkeeper, who has been with the club since he was nine, has secured an extended first-team contract.

The goalie is a Nigerian born player who has a bright future.

“Arthur Okonkwo has signed a new long-term contract with the club and has joined the first-team squad,” the club said on its website.

Arsenal added to confirm that Okonkwo is not a new face to the senior side’s training sessions, while also having the experience to travel with the Premier League team on match days.

The shot stopper is eligible to play for Nigeria at international level.

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