Confirmed: Arsenal sign Sead Kolasinac on free transfer


Arsenal have announced the signing of Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer.

The Bosnian defender was out of contract with Bundesliga side Schalke at the end of this season, and becomes the first capture of the summer. According to his former club, he has signed a five-year deal tying him to the Emirates until 2022.

The 23-year-old has been an impressive performer for the Bundesliga side and is a strong versatile player who can work across the left side of the back-line in a back three or back four.

The club’s Twitter team were in playful mood, announcing the new arrival’s signing like this.

For more on the kind of player we’re getting, check out this profile piece by Bundesliga expert Lewis Ambrose.

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