“Kanu was brought in because he is close to us, so we connected him with the British agent”
A source close to Kelechi Nwakali
And according to Allnigeriasoccer.com, Kanu has been an instrumental figure in those talks.
“Kanu Nwankwo has played for Arsenal, so Arsene Wenger contacted him to ask about Nwakali. Through him, Arsenal were able to sign the player,” a source close to Nwakali told Allnigeriasoccer.com.