Ryo Miyaichi Signed by Arsenal

Ryo Miyaichi

Arsenal have confirmed that Ryo Miyaichi, an 18 year-old Japanese striker, was offered a contract by Arsenal at the end of August 2010, but he has now officially agreed to join the club and will soon join them.

Miyaichi's football ability has been compared to former Manchester United winger-striker, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Arsenal manager, Arsène Wenger commented, "I am delighted Ryo will be joining us in the New Year. He trialled with us in the summer and has raw ability which has attracted many clubs around the world. I look forward to helping him fulfil his potential here at Arsenal.”

Miyaichi broke his leg during a trial with Ajax after his stint with Arsenal, but is expected to make a full recovery before he joins Arsenal in January 2011.

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