Nwakali joins Aberdeen on loan

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Super Eagles midfielder Chidiebere Nwakali, has joined Scottish premier league side Aberdeen on loan from Manchester city.

Nwakali who was invited to the Super Eagles by the team coach Gernot Rohr for the double header match against Algeria and Argentina, made 26 appearances for Swedish side Songdal last season and netted four goals.

The 21-year-old joins the Dons, until the end of the season subject to a work permit.

Nwakali, primarily a defensive midfielder, recently had a spell with Norwegian side Sogndal Fotball, having joined City four years ago and has flown out to Dubai to join up with the Dons squad.

Manager Derek McInnes told the club website: “Manchester City have been very keen for Chidi to get some competitive game time and it’s a deal we’ve been working on for a couple of months now, so I am delighted to welcome Chidi to the club.

“I’m sure he will be a positive addition to our squad.”

The 21-year-old Nigeria youth international has joined up with the Dons at their winter training camp in Dubai, but the signing is subjected to work permit.

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