Arsenal have announced the signing of Fábio Vieira from FC Porto. The talented playmaker becomes the Gunners third summer signing following arrived of Marquinhos and Matt Turner.
Edu and Fábio Vieira. ✍️ pic.twitter.com/g4TpSuUIvB— Connor Humm (@TikiTakaConnor) June 21, 2022
Last week, the north London club struck a surprise agreement with Porto to sign the 22-year-old playmaker, who established himself as one of the most exciting attacking midfielder in Europe over the past two years.
Following day, Porto have given Vieira the green light to undergo a medical in England before they announced his departure after completing his medical test.
And despite the Portuguese giants announced his departure, Arsenal unable to unveils him until today 21st of June. The 22-year-old handed club Jersey Number 21, and sign a five-year deal with Arsenal, where he will hope to play a significant role under Mikel Arteta.
Welcome to Arsenal, Fabio Vieira ♥️ pic.twitter.com/RVKkAcdAOW— Sean™ (was GargantuanFC) (@ArtOfMikel) June 16, 2022
Mikel Arteta: ‘I am very excited that we have identified and signed such a special talent. Fabio is a very creative player that will bring high quality and versatility to our attacking play. We welcome Fabio and his family to our club and are looking forward to starting work.’
Fabio Vieira vs Liverpool. Liverpool dominated the match but the *new* Arsenal man still managed to impress.pic.twitter.com/cRwUN91mEI— Hesh (@HeshComps) June 16, 2022
Edu Gaspar on Fábio Vieira: ‘Fabio is a player with special qualities who is comfortable with the ball in the final third of the pitch. We will now continue to work hard and are looking forward to finishing this transfer window as strongly possible.’
And this beautiful footballer with a left foot made of gold is heading to Arsenal! https://t.co/yFMEQhhbRq— Football Talent Scout – Jacek Kulig (@FTalentScout) June 16, 2022
Edu (Transfers) ‘We will now continue to work hard and are looking forward to finishing this transfer window as strongly possible.’
Arsenal are also optimistic they are on course to strike a deal with Manchester City for striker Gabriel Jesus and Leeds United for Raphinha while Youri Tielemans remains primary target for Mikel Arteta’s side despite the arrival of Fábio Vieira.