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REVEALED: Agent unhappy Joel Ideho quit Ajax for Arsenal

The agent of Joel Ideho admits he's ended up at Arsenal because of a rival representative.

The Gunners snapped up the winger from Ajax on a free transfer before the summer market closed on Monday.

Bert van Meel, speaking with Ajax Showtime, admitted another agent had alerted Arsenal scouts to Ideho's availability and they acted quickly to bring him to England.

Ideho jumped at their offer after being frustrated by Ajax's refusal to offer him pro terms. Management had insisted the 17 year-old needed to do more to earn his contract.

Instead, Ideho moved to Arsenal on Monday, despite Van Meel recommending he remain with Ajax.

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