The number of players with Nigerian roots at English giants, Arsenal has increased, with young defender Tolaji Bola signing a professional contract with the Gunners.
The Anglo-Nigerian has penned his first professional contract with the Premier League leaders.
The 17-year old has featured and impressed for the Arsenal U18’s for the past two seasons, and has been rewarded for his consistent displays.
The tough-tackling defender, who plays at center-back or full-back, is also an England youth international, and has been featuring for Arsenal in the Uefa Youth League, the youth version of the Uefa Champions league.
He is expected to be included in Arsenal’s Uefa Champions league squad when it is updated later this month.