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BREAKING NEWS: Arsenal’s Ryo Miyaichi Granted Work Permit

Arsenal have successfully secured a work permit that allows Ryo Miyaichi to play for the club next season.

Miyaichi was granted an ‘exceptional talent’ work permit, after a hearing held at Wembley Stadium this afternoon. Arsenal manger Arsene Wenger attended the hearing, and the case was supported by a letter from the Japanese Football Association.

The 18-year-old spent a successful loan spell at Feyenoord last season and is known for his pace and trickery down the left flank. After hearing the news, Wenger said:

“We are absolutely delighted that Ryo has been granted a work permit. This is almost like a new signing for us, as we weren’t completely sure we would be given the authorisation. Ryo has worked extremely hard in pre-season and performed very well during the matches in Asia, Germany and Portugal.

Wenger continued: “Ryo has natural technical ability. He has good balance and phenomenal pace, and his passing and crossing is consistently of a high quality. He is a very exciting player. He had a successful time with Feyenoord in the Netherlands last season, who gave him the opportunity to play regularly, and we’re looking forward to his contribution this coming season with Arsenal.”



  1. hedgewire

    August 9, 2011 at 6:04 pm

    great news

  2. loyboy

    August 9, 2011 at 6:06 pm

    great news 4 me. Honestly.

  3. Martin

    August 9, 2011 at 6:14 pm

    Fantastic news, been watching this kid for ages and he looks mustard. Good luck to him

  4. Salim

    August 9, 2011 at 6:24 pm

    Thanks, it real good news. He desive to play in EPL.

  5. Dom

    August 9, 2011 at 6:27 pm

    did we keep the receipt for chamberlin?

  6. amadu kargbo

    August 9, 2011 at 6:44 pm

    good he has been given a work permit

  7. fowler

    August 9, 2011 at 7:11 pm

    great news!!!! lets hope this doesnt mean wenger cancels the search for new offensive players though!!!!

  8. kinggunner

    August 9, 2011 at 7:15 pm

    for me the greatest news of the week. absolutely fantastic. next to come campbell!but Monsieur please get me a brutal if possible african defender! merci!

  9. olasking

    August 9, 2011 at 7:20 pm

    am delighted to hear the good news its a plus for us, i hope he will do well and play as a team.

  10. DachShady

    August 9, 2011 at 7:26 pm

    This is obviously gr8 news.d team keeps adding weight without d players really needed to make a diff.we av a much influx of wingers rather than strikers.i op cahill signing goes thru

  11. Cherry

    August 9, 2011 at 9:07 pm

    great news lets hope the boss get up cahill metersaker /and matta. gunner 4 life.

  12. Cherry

    August 9, 2011 at 9:08 pm

    great news lets hope the boss get us cahill metersaker /and matta. gunner 4 life.


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  14. ologbenla

    August 10, 2011 at 12:35 am

    it is a very great news,but what about the signing of a good defender?

  15. eviano

    August 10, 2011 at 8:22 am

    gr8 news, but wenger should try as much as possible to keep either of Nasri or Fabrigas, if not he must look for a suitable replacement and a no nonsense defender.

  16. angus

    August 10, 2011 at 9:24 am

    Great news,it’s like a new signing.pls prof.get us Mert/Cahil.

  17. Olakunle

    August 10, 2011 at 11:34 am

    Arsenal need 2 reliable defenders, not young attackers

  18. Olakunle

    August 10, 2011 at 11:36 am

    It looks like “le prof” is preparing 4 carling cup rather than d EPL & CL

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