Arsenal have accomplished the signing of Oleksandr Zinchenko in a £30 million deal from Manchester Metropolis.
The Ukraine worldwide has already teamed up together with his new teammates on the membership’s pre-season tour of the USA, and has put pen to paper on what has been described as a ‘long-term’ contract.
Zinchenko joined Manchester Metropolis from FC Ufa again in 2017 and went on to make 128 appearances for the Residents, scoring twice and offering 12 assists, whereas successful 4 Premier League titles, one FA Cup and one League Cup throughout his time in Manchester.
The 25-year-old has operated largely as a left-back below Pep Guardiola, although is able to enjoying as each a left winger and in central midfield.
Zinchenko labored alongside present Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta throughout the Spaniard’s time as Guardiola’s assistant, and talking after the switch was confirmed, the Gunners supervisor praised his new signing’s ‘versatility’ and ‘character’.
“We’re so glad Alex has joined us,” Arteta advised the official Arsenal web site. “He’s a participant that I personally know rather well and continued to comply with him after my time at Manchester Metropolis.
“Alex is a top quality participant who will give us choices and flexibility. It’s not solely in regards to the positions he can play however as effectively, the flexibility he’ll give us in assault and defence.
“Alex is an individual with nice human qualities and character, and I’m delighted that everybody has made this large effort to convey Alex to the membership.”
Zinchenko turns into the second participant to make the transfer from the Etihad to the Emirates this summer season, with the Ukrainian following Gabriel Jesus to North London following his £45 million transfer earlier this month.
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