Kanu was signed by Arsenal from Inter Milan after just twelve games and one goal on January 15th, 1999, for approximately £4.15 million.
The club made a video of five of Kanu’s best goals in the Gunner shirt which it posted on Wednesday on Twitter.
“ #OnThisDay, 21 years ago… we signed the one and only Kanu! Here are five of @papilokanu’s best Arsenal goals – but which will forever be your favourite? ” the tweet said.
see tweet below:
🗓 #OnThisDay, 21 years ago… we signed the one and only Kanu! 🇳🇬
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) January 15, 2020
Kanu Nwankwo, also played for the English side under Wenger from 1999-2004.
The 43-year-old is a member of the “Invincibles,” the Arsenal side that finished the 2003–04 season of the English Premier League undefeated.
He remains a popular figure at Arsenal, being applauded when he appears at the Emirates Stadium.