Arsenal Beat Man Utd In Race For 15 Year Old Prodigy

Joao Virginia is the latest signing in Arsenal's growing youth squad.
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Reports in the Metro claim that Arsenal have beaten Manchester United in the battle to sign 15 year old Portuguese goalkeeping prodigy Joao Virginia.

Despite spending time at Manchester United on trial, Arsenal have managed to sign the 'keeper from Benfica on a four year deal. 

Virginia is the eight youth signing at Arsenal so far this season, as Wenger and academy boss Andries Jonker look to build an Arsenal team for the future, as well as focusing on the current first team squad. 

Watch the Portuguese in action below.


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