Nigerian-born winger Xavier Amaechi has signed his first ever professional contract with English giants Arsenal.

A statement by the club reads: “Xavier, who turned 17 today, has featured for both our under-23s and under-18s this season.

“He has been at the club since the age of 12, having joined us in August 2013.

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“We would like to congratulate Xavier on his new contract and look forward to his continued progress at the club.”

Congratulations to him!

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