Arsenal have completed the signing of highly-rated Ajax youngster Donyell Malen.
According to Metro, Malen was being also chased by European heavyweights Manchester United and Barcelona, however an Instagram photo has revealed the 16-year-old has put pen-to-paper on a deal with the Gunners.
The photo shows Malen with Arsenal transfer boss Dick Law and well-known super agent Mino Raiola.
It is reported that Malen deleted the photo off Instagram shortly after posting it, however the image has been uploaded to Twitter:
Here’s something I never thought we’d see: Mino Raiola at Arsenal’s offices. His client, Donyell #Malen joined today. pic.twitter.com/lSwWnnVEzv
— Messi Minutes (@MessiMinutes) July 28, 2015
Malen has signed a scholarship deal with Arsenal and will join the club’s famed academy.
The youngster plays predominantly as a striker and has represented the Netherlands at youth level, earning five caps for the Under-17 squad.
His agent Mino Raiola also represents Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Mario Balotelli and Romelu Lukaku.
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