Nottingham Forest has signed U.S. youth international Gboly Ariyibi, the Championship club announced Wednesday.
The 22-year-old joins Forest on a three-and-a-half-year deal from League One side Chesterfield.
#NFFC are delighted to confirm that winger @GbolyAriyibi has joined the club on a three-and-a-half-year deal. https://t.co/H8oNlffFUh pic.twitter.com/VRH6xlTWNt — Nottingham Forest FC (@NFFC) February 1, 2017
The Arlington, Virginia, native made the jump to Europe by joining the Southampton academy as a 10-year-old in 2005. He signed a first-team contract with Leeds United in December 2013 before joining Chesterfield in August 2014.
Ariyibi has been capped by the U.S. at the Under-20 and U-23 levels.