OFFICIAL: Arsenal Announce Signing Of New No.11
Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Brazilian defender Andre Santos.
The 28-year-old has signed a long-term contract and joins for an undesclosed fee, thought to be in the region of £6m, and will wear the No.11 shirt. He has represented the Brazil national side on 22 occassions and will bring some much needed experience to the Arsenal backline. Arsene Wenger said of the deal:
“Santos is a quality player, with the ability to both defend well and get forward and help with attacks. He has experience in the Champions League and for Brazil and has proven he can deliver at the highest level. We welcome Santos to the Club and look forward to him having a big impact for us.”
“I am delighted to have signed for Arsenal. It was one of my dreams to play for a major European football club and I have accomplished this. I am very happy to be part of this team. All the Brazilians who came to this club spoke wonders about it and I am delighted to be part of the Arsenal family.”
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