Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has made a lasting impression on Poland defender Jakub Kujor, as the Spaniard ‘magic’.
Keewor is set to join Arsenal from Serie A side Spezia adding much needed depth to their defence.
With the transfer complete, the Kiwior’s agent has been talking about the role Arteta played in the deal.
Just before the New Year, [Kiwior] He had a phone conversation with Mikel Arteta to discuss many details… He was enchanted.”
“Jacob signs on Monday or Tuesday for Arsenal – he will be in the VIP Box for the Manchester United game.”
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Kiwior, who is capable of playing in midfield and left-back as well as centre-back, has capped nine times for Poland’s senior national team and was part of the 26-man squad for the 2022 World Cup.
He has played 43 matches for Spezia since signing from Slovenia’s Zilina in 2021. He previously spent time in the youth academy of Belgian giants Anderlecht.