Ex Golden Eaglets goalkeeper completes Bansley move
By Sab Osuji
England second tier league side, Barnsley have announced the signing of former Nigeria U17 Golden Eaglets goalkeeper, Daniel Jinadu, Orient Sports reports.
Jinadu joined the Reds following a successful trial period and will link up with the U23s side for the 21/22 Professional Development League campaign, while also providing competition for the first team.
The young goalkeeper represented England at U15 and U16 level before opting to play Nigeria.
He started three games for the Golden Eaglets at the 2019 U17 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, reaching the Round of 16.
After impressing in 1-0 victories against Ipswich Town and Millwall for Martin Devaney’s set-up, Jinadu will put pen to paper on a one-year deal upon his release from West Ham United.
“I’m absolutely delighted to have signed,” Jinadu told the club website.
“Just to be at such a great club and have the opportunity to continue my career and take the next stage of my career, be at this club and do that.
“Being behind the likes of great goalkeepers like Brad Collins and Jack Walton, being here and being able to learn from them and experience them is just amazing so I’m really happy to be here.”