Transfers DONE DEAL: Ex-Arsenal star Arthur Okonkwo signs permanent Wrexham AFC deal

Wrexham AFC have announced the permanent signing of goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo, who has agreed a contract until the end of the 2026/27 season.

Okonkwo, 22, first signed for Wrexham on loan from Arsenal on Transfer Deadline Day in September last year.He made 40 appearances in all competitions last season, keeping 16 clean sheets as the Red Dragons finished second in Sky Bet League Two to secure promotion to League One.

The goalkeeper has now committed his future to Wrexham, and will join on July 1 following his departure from Arsenal.On signing, he said: “I’m feeling very good, I’m so happy to have finally signed and I can’t wait to get back to it.

“It was amazing last season. We had so many good memories together with the fans, and knowing they wanted me back was a big reason that I’m back. It’s good to finally be here.

“This is home, it’s felt like that since last season when I came in. The co-chairmen are so good, the manager, the coaches, the players, and obviously the backroom staff that you don’t see. It’s so good to be here.”

Okonkwo, who also had loan spells with Crewe Alex and Sturm Graz during his time with Arsenal, made his Wrexham debut against Newcastle Under-21s in the EFL Trophy.

Dennis Mabuka

Dennis Mabuka is a seasoned Kenyan journalist with 18 years of experience covering sports events. He is currently a sport content creator with

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