Arsenal have announced the signing of Polish central defender Jakub Kujor from Serie A club Spezia.
The 22-year-old has been a regular fixture in Italy this season and has impressed enough to earn himself Move to the Premier League leaderswho agreed to pay around £20m to bring Kiwior to the UAE this month.
Confirmation of his move to Arsenal may have come a little quicker than the Gunners could have hoped, as Keewer’s first interview with the club’s media was broadcast live online before any official announcement was made.
Fans will only have to wait a few minutes, however Arsenal He soon confirmed that Kiwior had signed a “long-term contract”.
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Manager Mikel Arteta said: “It’s great that Jacob has joined us. He is a versatile young defender and has shown huge potential and qualities with Spezia in Serie A, as well as at international level with Poland.
“Jacob is a player who will bring strength and quality to our defensive unit. We welcome Jakob and his family to Arsenal and look forward to working with him.”
Sporting Director Edu added, “We are delighted to complete the signing of Jakub Kuiwer. He is a young talent we have been watching for a while now. We are all looking forward to now working with Jakub and seeing his continued development with us. We welcome Jakub to Arsenal.”