The Sporting Director of the Austrian league club Sturm Graz Andreas Schicker has explained the reasons they acquired the services of the England-born, Nigeria descent Arthur Okonkwo.
The Austria Bundesliga side announced the signing of the 21-year-old goalkeeper on loan from the English premier league club Arsenal.
He touched down in Vienna on Monday morning as he proceed to finalise the move.
“Both Arsenal and Arthur himself have given us a clear signal that the move to Sturm Graz is exactly the right step for everyone involved.
Arthur is a young, hungry player and fits our profile perfectly – he will help us achieve our goals. With Arthur, we’ve broadened our team of goalkeepers and I’m confident that we’re excellently equipped for the tasks ahead. I would also like to thank Arsenal for the excellent exchange.
we are happy that the move went so quickly and Arthur will be on board for the training camp in Turkey”, the Director said.