Born: 06 March 2003 (White City, England)
A central midfielder who is predominantly right-footed but is skilled with both feet, Nile John was born and raised in White City, Shepherd’s Bush.
Having joined the Club when he was seven, Nile demonstrated his goalscoring talents in our Under-16 side during 2018/19, while he also appeared twice for our Under-18s.
In his first season as a full-time scholar with us in 2019/20, Nile made nine appearances for our Under-18s in all competitions, scoring twice, before the season ended prematurely because of the Coronavirus pandemic. He also made one substitute appearance in the Under-19 UEFA Youth League in a remarkable 9-2 home win over Crvena zvezda.
He was in fine form during the first half of the 2020/21 campaign, regularly excelling for the Under-18s and in, January, 2021, he stepped up to make his first appearances at Under-23 level.
The midfielder has also represented England at Under-15, Under-16 and Under-17 levels.