U.S. youth international Gboly Ariyibi signs with Nottingham Forest

Nathan Stirk
The U.S. Under-23 international has joined the Championship club from League One side Chesterfield.

Nottingham Forest has signed U.S. youth international Gboly Ariyibi, the Championship club announced Wednesday.

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The 22-year-old joins Forest on a three-and-a-half-year deal from League One side Chesterfield.

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.