Arsenal sanction deal as striker undergoes medical


English Premier League club Arsenal are expected to announce the departure of their teenage striker, Sam Greenwood any moment from now as he is believed to have agreed on a move to Leeds United.

The 18-year-old has been missing from the Arsenal preseason team amidst claims that he is willing to leave the club for a new challenge with a number of Premier League sides pushing to land him.

It is understood that Leeds United have already agreed on a fee with the North London outfit and the player will undergo a medical with the newly-promoted club in the coming days. reports that Sam Greenwood will immediately join the Leeds U-23 team to continue his development before finding his way to the first team if he can compete.

Reports claim that the North London outfit will accept an initial fee of £1.5 million from Leeds United but will also take some add-ons that will increase the fee to £3 million.

Sam Greenwood is one of the players with prospects in the Gunners youth set up but as a result of the restructuring that is ongoing, he will join others in the youth ranks to leave the club while some will be sent out on loan deals.


Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.