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OFFICIAL: Willian joins Arsenal on a three-year-deal

Willian joins Arsenal

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Willian has joined Arsenal on a three-year-deal from Chelsea, the club have announced. The 32-year-old has made more than 600 club appearances in a career during 13 seasons.

Throughout his seven years at Chelsea, he won two Premier League titles, an FA Cup and the Europa League.

 

 

 

“I believe he’s a player that can really make a difference for us,” Mikel Arteta said. “We have been monitoring him for the past few months, we had a clear intention to strengthen in the attacking midfielder and the winger positions [and] he is a player that gives us a lot of versatility, he can play in three or four different positions. He has the experience of everything in the football world but to still have the ambition to come here and contribute to bring the club where it belongs. I have been really impressed with all the talks I have had with him and how much he wanted to come.”

The Brazilian will wear the number 12 shirt at Emirates.

Source: Arsenal