Ghanaian Teen Signs First Professional Contract with English Giants Arsenal

Ghanaian Teen Signs First Professional Contract with English Giants Arsenal

  • English-born Ghanaian Charles Sagoe Jr has signed his first senior contract with English Premier League giants Arsenal
  • The talented teenager joined the Gunners from London rivals Fulham in 2015 showing huge potential at the club
  • The highly-rated attacker is expected to fight for places in the first team with Eddie Nketiah and Gabriel Jesus

Charles Sagoe Jr has signed his first professional contract with English giants Arsenal ahead of the 2022/23 season.

The highly-rated 17-year-old inked a long-term deal after showing enormous potential at the youth teams of Arsenal.

The English-born Ghanaian expressed delight in signing his first contract and will be hoping to break into the first team of Arsenal.

Charles Sagoe Jr, Ghana, England, Arsenal
Ghanaian youngster Charles Sagoe Jr has signed his first professional deal at Arsenal. Credit: @Arsenal
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“It’s an amazing feeling to sign my first professional contract with Arsenal Football Club,” Charles Jr told Arsenal Media.

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“I see the project that Mikel Arteta and Per Mertesacker are doing, how they’re developing young players and I want to be a part of it.”

Charles Sagoe Jr joined the Gunners in 2015 from London rivals Fulham at the age of 11.

The talented forward has been outstanding for Arsenal's youth teams and last season he scored 10 goals in 29 appearances for the U21.

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The 19-year-old inked a new deal that will see him stay at Roma until June 2026.

The Italian club announced the contract extension of the Black Stars forward on their official website.

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Arsenal are reportedly open to offloading as many as seven first-team players to boost their summer transfer kitty.

The Gunners have been active in the ongoing window, having already acquired four new signings in Gabriel Jesus, Fabio Vieira, Marquinhos and Matt Turner.

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Source: Sports Brief News