Arsenal are leading the chase for Nigerian starlet Lateef Omidiji Jr.
However, according to All Nigeria Soccer, it’s Arsenal who are set to snap up the teenager when he becomes eligible to sign a deal. It’s claimed the Gunners have agreed a plan for Omidiji Jr. to train with their youth academy every summer.
Currently, the USA-born youngster attends Sparta Rotterdam’s academy, and Nigeria’s Under-15 coach Danladi Nasidi told Goal last year that Omidiji Jr. has the potential to become a top player for the future:
“He has speed, focus, the technique is so good, the tactical approach is fine and he has the physical ability.
“These things combine to make a good footballer.”