The 17 year old wonderkid who captains his country’s U21 team had been on trial at Everton but after David Moyes failed to tie up a deal for the attacking midfielder, he headed to London where after training with the first team Wenger agreed to sign him.
Arsenal will struggle to obtain a work permit for the youngster but it is believed that Wenger will request special dispensation considering his remarkable talent.
He currently players for Real America in Bolivia and although Fiorentina claimed they had reached an agreement with his club to take the player to Italy, it is Arsenal who will secure his services paying around £500,000 for the 6ft 3 player. The rest of the fee will come from appearance and achievement based bonuses.
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