Arsenal midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has joined Spanish second-tier club SD Huesca ahead of the new season.

The young Super Eagles of Nigeria player has signed for the Spanish outfit on a free transfer following his release from Arsenal who have inserted a sell-on clause into his transfer to Huesca.

Kelechi Nwakali has penned a two-year deal at Huesca until the end of the 2020/21 season.

Huesca finished in 19th spot at the end of the Spanish La Liga last season.

They suffered relegation to the Spanish Segunda division at the end of the season.

Kelechi Nwakali was signed by Arsenal three years ago.

The Nigerian midfielder joined the Gunners from Diamond Academy in his native, Nigeria.

Arsenal paid £3m to secure his signing in 2016.

He has spent the majority of his Arsenal career away from the club.

Kelechi Nwakali has spent three different loan spells away from Arsenal.

The Super Eagles midfielder has spent time on loan at VVV Venlo of the Netherlands, SVV Maastrict of the Netherlands and FC Porto B of Portugal.

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has decided to let Nwakali leave the North London club this summer without making a competitive appearance for the Gunners in his three years at the club.


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