Thursday, August 29, 2013
TRANSFER - Arsenal bring in Mathieu Flamini on free transfer
Flamini had been training with the north London club in recent weeks after being released by AC Milan in the summer. The 29-year-old France international, spent four years at the Gunners from 2004 to 2008.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said of his new signing :
"He is a player of real quality, with a fantastic work rate and great mentality."
"He can play as a defensive midfielder or provide cover for first-choice full-backs Bacary Sagna and Kieran Gibbs."
"As we know, Mathieu is a strong midfielder, but is also comfortable playing in defence too. He is a very good addition to our squad."