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Done Deal: Arsenal confirms the signing of former Chelsea winger Willian.



Arsenal confirms the signing of Willian from Chelsea

Willian has put pen paper on a 3-year-deal with Arsenal after seven years at Stamford Bridge.

Arsenal have announced the signing of Brazilian international Willian from rival club Chelsea on a 3-year deal worth Β£100,000 -a-week.

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The 32-year-old contract with Chelsea expired, and the London club offered him less than what he demanded.

However, the Brazilian did not allow that deter as he sort for a better deal elsewhere. He has been linked with a move to a number of clubs, but preferring to stay in London with the Gunners.

The former Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder will be teaming up with his ex-Chelsea teammate David Luiz at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal coach is delighted with the arrival of the winger, revealing that he will give the gunners several options in the attack.

β€œI believe he’s a player that can really make a difference for us,” Mikel Arteta toldΒ Arsenal website.

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β€œWe 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.

Willian has been assigned the number 12 Jersey previously won Stephan Lichtsteiner and Olivier Giroud.



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