- Willian has completed a move to Premier League side Arsenal from Chelsea
- The Gunners announced the signing of the Brazilian on a three-year deal
- Willian spent seven years at Chelsea winning the Champions League
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Premier League side Arsenal have finally confirmed the signing of Brazilian winger Willian who has signed a three-year deal with the North London side.
The Gunners announced the signing of the Brazilian superstar on their website on Friday, August 14, and the latest development is expected to make all Arsenal fans happy.
Willian spent seven years at Chelsea where he won the Champions League, Premier League, FA Cup and also the Europa League before he left Stamford Bridge.
The Brazil international made 339 appearances with 63 goals and 56 assists for Chelsea in all competitions.
“I believe he’s a player that can really make a difference for us.
''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,'' Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta explained.
Willian has been given the jersey number 12 at Arsenal and the Gunners' fans will be hoping for a fruitful campaign next season in all competition.
Willian completes 3-year move to Premier League side Arsenal from Chelsea (photo" Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Ivory Coast international Wilfried Zaha sent a come and get me plea to Premier League side Arsenal amid serious uncertainty surrounding his future at Crystal Palace.
Zaha is one of the best forwards in the Premier League considering his performances so far for Crystal Palace and the goals the Ivorian has scored since he began his career.
Last year, the 27-year-old was linked with a move to join Arsenal in which fans were expecting the Gunners to sign him.
But Unai Emery who was in charge of the Gunners, then refused to sign Zaha and instead went for the signing of his fellow countryman Nicolas Pepe from Lille.
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