Bild reports this evening that Arsenal have sold 18-year-old striker Xavier Amaechi to Hamburg in a deal worth €2.5 million.
Part of the Arsenal side that reached the FA Youth Cup final in 2018, Amaechi made his first team debut in the mid-season friendly with Al-Nasr in Dubai in March.
He was also made the journey to Baku for the Europa League final but didn’t actually get a place on the substitutes bench.
Although the teenager, who scored four goals in 14 Premier League 2 games last campaign, has a contract at the Emirates for another year, it looked like the writing might be on the wall for him when he didn’t get the call for the recent tour of the US.
On the plus side, a move to a well-known club like Hamburg, even if they are in Bundesliga 2, is not to be sniffed at. He’s certainly on trend.