Arsenal boss Arteta wraps up move for Norwegian winger Lewis

Date published: Saturday 30th May 2020 9:25 - Matthew Briggs

Arsenal have signed Norwegian winger George Lewis, according the sporting director of Fram Larvik.

Lewis, who will be 20 next month, was initially invited Lewis on trial for a week March and were wowed by his “versatility” up front, according to Goal.

As such, he was allowed to further showcase his skills for another seven days and now it looks as though Arsenal have secured a deal for the winger.

“Yes, we can confirm that. I have been told that he has signed for Arsenal,” sporting director Jostein Jensen told Norwegian outlet VG.

His agent Cheikh Diaw also said his client had agreed a move to The Emirates.

“He’s ready for Arsenal, yes. The club has not made it official yet, but he has signed for the club. They are really looking forward to getting over George, who they see as an exciting player.” Lewis’ agent told NTB.

Lewis, a right winger who can play across the forward line after a spell playing in Norway’s lower divisions, is expected to go into Arsenal Under-23 squad.

 

 

 

Lewis was born in Rwanda but began his career at Tromso IL, ahead of a 2017 move to Tromsdalen in 2017.

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