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Thursday, September 01, 2011

Arsenal sign Mikel Arteta & Yossi Banyoun on transfer deadline day

Arsenal have signed Everton's Mikel Arteta for £10m after the Spanish midfielder submitted a transfer request to force through the move.

Arteta, 29, joined the Gunners on a four-year contract just before the transfer window closed, Arteta joined Everton from Real Socieded for £2m in 2005 and has scored 35 goals in 208 appearances.

Arsenal also signed Chelsea's Yossi Benayoun, 31, on a season-long loan.

That takes Arsenal's recent number of signings to five since Arsenal were thrashed 2-8 at Old Trafford, all of them experienced players as Arteta and Benayoun join Brazil defender Andre Santos (28), German centre-back Per Mertesacker (26) and South Korea captain and striker Park Chu-Young.

The total price of these five purchases is around £25 million which matches the reported fee that Arsenal received from Manchester City for Samir Nasri.

That IS good business - well done Arsene Wenger and the rest of the Arsenal FC financial team .... FINALLY.

1 comment:

Mr. krgWilliams said...

Here'a nice video of Arteta Showing His abilities