Arsenal trials for Nigeria centre-back Godfrey Oboabona

Arsenal have handed trials to Nigeria centre-back Godfrey Oboabona. The 22-year-old played a major role as his country won the African Nations Cup last month.

Arsenal have handed trials to Nigeria centre-back Godfrey Oboabona.

The 22-year-old played a major role as his country won the African Nations Cup last month.

Arsenal boss Wenger will now run the rule over the £1m-rated centre-back who has won 18 caps and plays for the Sunshine Stars.

Oboabona said: “Arsenal are my favourite club from childhood. It is the club I want to play for.”

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