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Goalkeeper Okonkwo Confirms Arsenal Exit

Goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo has announced his departure from Arsenal, signing permanently with Wrexham.

The news was confirmed by Okonkwo himself through a statement on his Instagram account on Saturday.

The 22-year-old Nigerian-born shot-stopper spent the 2023-24 season on loan at Wrexham, playing a pivotal role in their promotion to League One. 

Okonkwo expressed his gratitude towards Arsenal in his statement: “Saying goodbye to Arsenal is a difficult decision. I’ve made lifelong friendships and am incredibly grateful to the coaches, teammates, fans, and everyone involved with the club who helped me grow as a person and player.

Arsenal will always hold a special place in my heart, and I wish them continued success in the future.”

Okonkwo joined Arsenal’s youth academy in 2009 at the age of eight. This move marks the end of his 15-year journey with the Gunners.