Bochum closing in on Ghanaian defender Jordi Osei-Tutu from Arsenal

Jordi Osei-Tutu of Nottingham Forest shields the ball from Gavin Kilkenny of AFC Bournemouth during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Bournemouth at the City Ground, Nottingham on Saturday 14th August 2021. (Photo by Jon Hobley/MI News/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Bundesliga side, VfL Bochum are on the verge of completing the signing of Ghanaian defender Jordi Osei-Tutu from Arsenal, understands.

The 23-year-old, who spent the second-half of last season on loan at English League One club Rotherham United has one-year left on his existing contract with the Gunners.

He has been on loan with a number of sides, including with Nottingham Forest at the start of last term.

Osei-Tutu is expected to sign a three-year deal with Bochum until 2025.

Despite injury setbacks in recent seasons, the highly-rated youngster enjoyed a successful loan spell with Rotherham United , scoring a vital goal in the EFL Trophy final win and helping them secure promotion.

He made 16 appearances for the club across all competitions and scored one goal.

Osei-Tutu spent the 2019/20 season on loan at Bochum, where he made 22 appearances and played an important role for club.

He is yet to make his first-team debut for Mikel Arteta’s side.

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