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Aberdeen have signed Super Eagles and Manchester City
midfielder Chidiebere Nwakali on loan until the
end of the season AOIFootball.com can report
The 21-year-old former Nigeria youth international has
joined up with the Dons at their winter training
camp in Dubai.
He has been with City since January 2014 and
has had previous loan spells in Spain and
Norway.
The signing, subject to a work permit, fills the
gap in the squad opened by Greg Tansey’s loan
move to Ross County.
An Under-17 World Cup winner in 2013, Nwakali
is a central holding player who scored four goals
in 26 appearances for Sogndal in last year’s
Tippeligaen.
“Manchester City have been very keen for Chidi
to get some competitive game time and it’s a
deal we’ve been working on for a couple of
months now,” manager Derek McInnes told the
club website.
“I’m sure he will be a positive addition to our
squad.”

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