Danny Cowley pulls off Portsmouth coup to land Arsenal and England under-20 international Miguel Azeez
Pompey have unveiled Arsenal’s Miguel Azeez as their 13th summer signing.
The highly-regarded youngster today sealed a season-long loan at Fratton Park, ending a lengthy pursuit for the midfielder.
With five appearances for the Premier League giants already under his belt, the 18-year-old is earmarked for a bright future.
Azeez has featured in the Europa League and EFL Trophy for the Gunners, netting for the under-21s against Crawley last season.
Now his development has been entrusted with Danny Cowley at Fratton Park.
Cowley has forged a strong relationship with Arsenal since loaning Emile Smith Rowe from them during his time as Huddersfield boss.
And Azeez will be challenged to bolster the attacking capabilities of a side which has failed to score in its last two League One fixtures.
The youngster is presently not training with his new club, having been called up to England under-20s for their friendly with Romania on Monday, September 6.
He is the fourth loan player on Pompey’s books, joining Gassan Ahadme, Gavin Bazunu and George Hirst.
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