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Arsenal confirm deal for Nigeria defender, Olowu

ENGLAND – English Premier League (EPL) giants, Arsenal has confirmed that Nigerian defender Joseph Olowu, has left the club to join Cork City on loan for the rest of the season.

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Olowu, 20, joined the Gunners from Charlton Athletic at aged 13.

The player signed his first professional contract with Arsenal in December 2017.

Arsenal disclosed this in a statement on their official website on Thursday.

“Joseph Olowu has joined Ireland Premier Division side Cork City on loan until the end of the season,” a club statement read.

“The 20-year-old joined Arsenal from Charlton Athletic at aged 13.

“He has since developed through our youth development ranks.

“The defender captained our under-18s side before making his debut for our under-23s in June 2017.

“Joseph scored one goal in 12 appearances for Arsenal’s U23s so far this season.”

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