⚡️ Get the free App now
Favorites Edit

Twitter reacts as Arsenal announce the signing of Sokratis Papastathopoulos

Muhammad Saad
Modified 20 Dec 2019, 16:36 IST

Arsenal unveil their new signing

After months of speculation, Arsenal have finally completed the signing of Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund for a reported fee worth around €19 million.

The 29-year-old, who also has vast experience on the international stage having made 79 appearances for Greece, will wear the No 5 shirt at his new club. In consequence, the center-back becomes Unai Emery’s third signing of the summer after the free transfer of experienced Switzerland captain Stephan Lichsteiner and goalkeeper Bernd Leno.

"It is a beautiful moment and I am very happy that for the next years I will be here. Arsenal are one of the three biggest teams in the Premier League," Papastathopoulos told Arsenal's website.

"I'm a normal defender. I like to defend. I like that my team doesn't take goals. I like a zero in the defence and I will do everything to help to achieve this goal."

Here's how Twitter reacted to the sensational news.


Visit our Arsenal Transfer News page for all the latest Arsenal transfer rumours, updates and confirmed Arsenal Transfers.

Published 02 Jul 2018, 22:50 IST
Fetching more content...