Wrexham have their Ben Foster replacement! Arthur Okonkwo joins Ryan Reynolds and Co on season-long loan from Arsenal

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  • Okonkwo joins Wrexham for a season
  • Ben Foster has retired
  • Goalkeeper an England Under-18 international

WHAT HAPPENED? Okonkwo has moved from the Gunners to Wrexham, the Premier League club have confirmed, after Foster announced his retirement from the game. The 21-year-old has been loaned out more than once, playing for both Sturm Graz in Austria and Crewe Alexandra in recent seasons.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Foster's retirement left the Red Dragons in desperate need of a new goalkeeper and the 21-year-old will provide competition to Mark Howard and Rob Lainton. He has never made a senior appearance for Arsenal.


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WHAT NEXT? Wrexham face Tranmere Rovers on Saturday.