Chidi Nwakali joins Aberdeen on loan

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Aberdeen have announced a loan move for Manchester City midfielder Chidi Nwakali.

The 21-year-old joins the Dons until the end of the season subject to a work permit.

Nwakali, primarily a defensive midfielder, recently had a spell with Norwegian side Sogndal Fotball having joined City four years ago and has flown out to Dubai to join up with the Dons squad.

Manager Derek McInnes told the club website: “Manchester City have been very keen for Chidi to get some competitive game time and it’s a deal we’ve been working on for a couple of months now, so I am delighted to welcome Chidi to the club.

“I’m sure he will be a positive addition to our squad.”