Arsenal have officially announced the signing of Brazilian winger Willian on a free transfer, MySportDab reports.
Last week, Willian announced his exit from Chelsea after the Blues failed to offer him a new three-year contract.
Arsenal have now signed Willian and given him a three-year contract and earn £220,000-a-week.
The Gunners announced the transfer on Friday morning via their social media handles.
🆕 New club. New colours. New beginnings.
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) August 14, 2020
The 32-year-old has alot of experience in the Premier League and has played over 600 club matches in a 13 years career.
Willian started his football career at Brazilian club Corinthians, before he signed for Shakhtar Donetsk in August 2007.
During his six years there, Willian won the UEFA Cup and four Ukrainian Premier League titles.
After some years, he signed for Anzhi Makhachkala before his move to Chelsea, where he won the Premier League and League Cup in his second season.
Speaking about Willian, Mikel Arteta told Arsenal.com: “I believe he’s the sort of player that can make a difference for us.
“We have closely monitored his situation for the past few months, we already planned to strengthen our attack and the winger positions.
“He is a player that provides us with a lot of versatility, he can play anywhere upfront.
“He has the whole football experience across the world but still has the ambition to help and contribute to take us back up.”
MySportDab can confirm that Willian will wear the number 12 jersey at Arsenal.