Nigeria international Josh Maja has shown interest of playing for the North London club Arsenal. The former Crystal Palace and Fulham academy player now play for French side FC Girondins de Bordeaux in Ligue 1.
In an interview with beIN Ligue 1 Confo,” Maja said.
Growing up in London, one of my dreams is to play in the Premier League
“Hopefully in the future, that opportunity will come.
Josh Maja: I dreamt playing for Arsenal https://t.co/1TSIOo19vc— Nigeria Newsdesk (@NigeriaNewsdesk) March 4, 2020
“My team is Arsenal, so hopefully one day I’ll get the opportunity to play for them. If not, then I’ll keep supporting them anyway
The 21-year-old striker has played 15games and scored five goals for Girondins Bordeaux in the French Ligue 1.
Josh Maja (Bordeaux): “I grew up in London so certainly my dream is to play in the Premier League. I hope to make it there in the future. My club is Arsenal. I hope to play for them one day.” [@GFFN via BeIN] #afc pic.twitter.com/wqLP4tHptO— afcstuff (@afcstuff) March 3, 2020
He was born in England, he began his professional career with Sunderland, making 49 appearances and scoring 17 goals. Maja is a promising marksman, who was born in Lewisham, England to Nigerian parents, has opened up about his love for Arsenal.
Maja made his international debut for Nigeria on 10 September 2019 in a 2–2 friendly draw against Ukraine.