Arsenal complete Fabio Vieira signing from Porto in £34.2m deal - 8x - English

Arsenal complete Fabio Vieira signing from Porto in £34.2m deal

Arsenal complete Fabio Vieira signing from Porto in £34.2m deal

Arsenal have completed a € 40 million move (£ 34.2 million) for midfielder Fabio Vieira from Porto.

Porto said on June 17 that Arsenal would initially pay 35 million euros (£ 29.9 million) for the 22-year-old. It is with additional fees likely for the rest.

Arsenal have now announced that Vieira has signed a long-term contract with them.

“I’m glad I found and signed such a special talent,” said the Gunners boss, Mikel Arteta. said.

“Fabio is a very creative player who will bring quality and variety to our attack.”

Vieira has yet to win one of the best international matches for Portugal, but was named the best player in the European Under-21 Championship last year.

Last season he scored 6 goals in 27 La Liga games and provided 14 assists in the Portuguese league, helping Porto win the Portuguese championship.

“Fabio is a special quality player, comfortable with the ball in the last third of the pitch,” said Arsenal manager Edo.

“We all look forward to working with him and enjoying his future contribution to Arsenal.

“We will continue to work on it now and we look forward to completing this transfer window as soon as possible.”

Vieira will be Arsenal’s third signing of the summer after American goalkeeper Matt Turner and young Brazilian striker Marcinhoes.

He said he had spoken to Arteta but had not yet met the Spaniard in person.

Vieira told the club’s official website: “This is an important step in my career.

“It was definitely a quick process. This fascinated me. It was really positive for me to meet people at the club. I love the place and I’m here to do my best for the team.

“I’m an attacking player who finds space between the lines to finish the game, whether it’s an assist or a goal.

I think those are the main expectations Arsenal fans have of me. “

Last update: : June 22, 2022

Category: Football