IF a profession in soccer for Omar Rekik fails, maybe the mannequin professional will succeed on the catwalk.
The 19-year-old Dutch defender was signed by Arsenal for £600,000 from Hertha Berlin in the course of the January switch window.
Arsenal new boy Omar Rekik is blessed with mannequin attractivenessCredit score: Instagram / @omarrekik
Good-looking Rekik has loads of feminine admirers on InstagramCredit score: Instagram / @omarrekik
And instantly the good-looking teenager’s Instagram was flooded with good-luck messages.
However what might need struck many Gunners supporters was the messages have been largely from feminine followers.
The previous Manchester Metropolis youth star is blessed with model good looks and has turn out to be a success with ladies, who commonly swoon over Rekik on his social media.
Here is one for the women…
Rekik has but to make his debut at senior stage.
However already he has over 53,000 followers on Instagram, who’re fascinated along with his life-style.
Alongside coaching snaps, Rekik fortunately poses in streetwear and trendy clobber in pictures he shares that generate loads of response.
From feedback together with, “OMG, you are superb” to common coronary heart emoji posts, his feminine admirers are fully enamoured.
Many have even instructed him he appears like a male mannequin.
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A lot of Rekik’s Instagram followers have instructed him he appears like a male mannequinCredit score: Instagram / @omarrekik
Ladies commonly touch upon Rekik’s posts on-lineCredit score: Instagram / @omarrekik
Rekik loves sharing photos carrying streetwearCredit score: Instagram / @omarrekik
Soccer is Rekik’s dream career although, clearly.
And with Arsenal he has a possibility of a second likelihood on our shores to show himself.
In 2012, when he was 11 he joined Manchester City’s academy, the place his older brother Karim was already enjoying.
However, given his younger age, it was no shock that he struggled to settle.
After two years at Metropolis, he returned to Holland and joined PSV.
Karim, now 26, additionally left for PSV and has since loved spells at Marseille, Hertha Berlin and was signed by Sevilla final summer time.
Rekik enjoying for Hertha Berlin’s youth aspectCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
At 6ft 1in, Rekik is a tall, commanding defenderCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Karim Rekik, Omar’s elder brother, now performs for SevillaCredit score: Rex Options
Rekik is a tall, right-footed centre-half however he will not stroll into Arsenal’s first crew immediately.
“He’s a younger expertise that we’ve been following for some time that we imagine has a extremely shiny future,” Gunners boss Mikel Arteta revealed earlier than his unveiling.
Initially, he has been earmarked for a task within the Beneath-23s, as he settles into London life.
However, ought to he progress and turn out to be a primary crew star, there’ll seemingly be a clamour for his companies internationally.
Rekik, who’s of Tunisian heritage, has performed for Holland’s U18 crew, in addition to Tunisia’s U21s.
Whoever he chooses, you’ll be able to wager he’ll all the time have a feminine following.
Rekik has performed for Holland’s U18Credit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Rekik will prepare with Arsenal’s U23s in the meanwhileCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty