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Ex – Arsenal Scout, Steve Morrow explains how Arsenal Miss out in signing Chelsea Star Christian Pulisic and Dortmund Duo

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England internationals Bellingham and Sancho are thriving at Dortmund

Arsenal’s former head of youth recruitment Steve Morrow has revealed that the Gunners narrowly missed out on snapping up Jadon Sancho, Jude Bellingham and Christian Pulisic before they ended up at Borussia Dortmund.

Sancho, 20, spent the majority of his youth career at Watford’s academy before moving on to Manchester City in 2015 and then Dortmund two years later.

While in Germany, the winger has turned into one of Europe’s top prospects and recently became the first and youngest English player to reach 50 Bundesliga assists in less than 100 games.

And Morrow, who spent near to a decade in his youth recruitment role at Arsenal before leaving in 2019, revealed that the north London club almost signed Sancho on two occasions.

‘Every top club will say there were near misses,’ Morrow told Goal. ‘Jadon Sancho was certainly one of those. We missed out on him once when he moved from Watford and went up to Manchester City, and then again when he reached that age at City when young players have a choice to make.

‘Jadon felt that his future was away from Manchester and we were very, very close to signing him, but the family felt at the time that the best opportunity for him was at Dortmund and off he went.’

Arsenal were also close to bringing in Sancho’s Dortmund team-mate Bellingham back in 2019 from Birmingham City, according to Morrow.

The Gunners ultimately missed out and last summer, the 17-year-old midfielder opted to join the Bundesliga club.

‘Jude Bellingham was another one that was very similar to that,’ Morrow added.

‘When he came to the end of his contract at Birmingham and was debating whether to stay there and sign a scholarship or move somewhere else, we were very close to that one as well. ‘But sometimes it just doesn’t happen and you have to accept it.’

Morrow also claimed that USA international and Chelsea winger Pulisic had a trial at Arsenal as a teenager but was deemed not to be up to the physical level of others in the academy at the time.

Pulisic made the switch from America to Germany in 2015 before moving onto Chelsea in 2018 for a fee of £58million.

‘Through our connections in the States, Christian was one that I actually had over at London Colney as a 14-year-old,’ Morrow added.

‘He came in and did quite well, but he was small and underdeveloped physically when he came to us.

‘I did see his potential but he was certainly behind physically in terms of the same age group with our boys. ‘I wanted to bring him back again, but it just didn’t work out and he went to Germany unfortunately.’

 

 

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VIDEO: Bullets rent air as hoodlums attempt to overrun police station in Orlu

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Despite the build-up of security in states in the South East, hoodlums whom the federal government claim to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and its security outfit – the Eastern Security Network (ESN) – seem to be more endearing.

 

In this video monitored by, the hoodlums stormed a police station in Orlu, one of the biggest towns in South east Nigeria, engaging the officers on duty in a gun duel.

 

The gunmen, however, were subjected to the super gunpower of the security operatives after reinforcement was sent in from the.

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Breaking: What God told me about Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu – Primate Ayodele

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The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has revealed what God told him about the Yoruba Fighter Freedom, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho and the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.

The cleric said that God revealed to him that Nigeria will break up, but not through Nnamdi Kanu or Sunday Igboho.

The cleric said some powerful forces like the spirit of Nigeria’s nationalist; Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa would lead to Nigeria’s peaceful break-up, Daily Post reports.

He warned that if Nigerians fail to appease Tafa-Balewa’s spirit and these other powerful forces, the country will break up peacefully.

Primate Ayodele, however, urged the government not to ignore the cries of IPOB and those agitating for the Oduduwa Republic because that would also lead to the country’s disintegration.

According to Ayodele: “The spirit of Igbo is no more in Nigeria, and since their spirit is no more in Nigeria, the country will break peacefully.

“Some people like Tafa Balewa were killed, the spirit of Tafawa Balewa is fighting, why will we not appease his spirit? Instead, we say Nigeria should be in unity; we can’t be in peace or unity again.

“Nigeria will just be facing one problem to another. There will always be problems and that is the fact.

“We need to realize that Nigeria needs many prayers to survive this situation and for sustainability. The moment we ignore God, then the country will collapse.

“It’s not this IPOB, Oduduwa, that will break Nigeria. There is a powerful force that will break the country if we don’t appease it.

“If we don’t do what is necessary, Nigeria will break. Many people don’t want it, but when you go to the divine realm, do you know what is going on there? Many people have died as a result of injustice in Nigeria, so what is going to happen is that Nigeria will break peacefully without fighting or making noise.

“IPOB are making points, the people of Oduduwa Republic are also making points, and if the government neglects these, it will happen suddenly.”

“Nnamdi Kanu is not the person who will actualize this, not that he will die, but the thing will happen in a surprising way.

“Everybody will keep quiet, but some forces will stand to be fighting it, saying no. Two things are involved: either Nigeria is restructured, which we know will not favour many people or break up. It’s either we go back to true federalism, or we break up; any of these issues is going to be better for the country, so said by God not by man.

“Another thing is that only God can stop Nigeria from breaking up; the pathfinders of this country are tired of our co-existence.

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📺VIDEO: How Pastor Adeboye’s Son Truly Died – Medical Officer

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A nurse based in the United Kingdom has alleged that undetected medical conditions must have led to the death of the son of Pastor E.A Adeboye of the RCCG family.

 

Recall that Pastor Dare Adeboye recently passed away in his sleep in Akwa Ibom where he was based with his family. He was 42 and had three kids.

 

The UK nurse and vlogger named Summer Aku alleged that his demise might have been caused by a disease of the heart. According to her, regular exercises and medical check-ups are needed for adults whose activities have remained limited due to age.

 

There are indications that Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) might have resulted in the demise of Pastor Dare. Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) is a sudden unexpected death of adolescents and adults, mainly during sleep. One relatively common type is known as Brugada syndrome.

 

Meanwhile, these are just mere speculations are the family hasn’t provided many details about the death of their son. It is not clear that an autopsy will be conducted and made public.

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