Transfer: Arsenal Welcome Chelsea Defender
Arsenal have confirmed the signing of teenage defender Jason Sraha from their Premier League rivals Chelsea, Naijaparry understands.
Sraha is part of the 12 first-year scholars unveiled by the Gunners on Monday.
“Jason recently joined us from Chelsea. He is a left-footed centre back with a calm and composed attitude in and out of possession,” the club disclosed this in a statement.
In the 2019/2020 season, Sraha will be looking forward to making his debut appearance in the U18 Premier League, after being unsuccessful to play during his stay at the Stamford Bridge.
Meanwhile, players in their U17 are required to start the season on a scholarship arrangement before they are permitted to sign a first professional football contract on or after their 17th birthday.