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Why Arsenal fans will love Nacho Monreal - originally posted on Soccerlens.comArsenal have signed Ignacio “Nacho” Monreal from Malaga on a long term contract on the deadline day of the January transfer window.
The 26-year-old, who is ineligible to play Champions League games for Arsenal after he already played in the group stages with Malaga, has joined the Gunners on an undisclosed fee, though believed to be over £8 million.
He will now join his fellow compatriot and former team mate Santi Cazorla at the Emirates Stadium who joined the North London club in the summer. The transfer is bound to lift the morale of the entire dressing room and here we take a look at what Arsenal’s fans can expect from the Spain international in coming days.
Monreal will join former teammate Cazorla at Arsenal
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Finally a player has been signed by Arsene Wenger in the January transfer window. There were genuine fears, expressed by the manager himself, that the club migh...
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