Arsenal announce the capture of French youngster

Arsenal announce the capture of French youngster

11 Jul 2018, 13:20

Arsenal has completed the signing of Matteo Guendouzi from Ligue 2 side Lorient for an undisclosed fee. 

The Gunners have been active in the transfer market and have completed the signing of French midfielder Guendouzi who becomes the fifth capture of the club. The 19-year-old started his career at the Paris Saint-Germain acadeAcademy re joining Lorient’s academy in 2014.
“We are delighted Matteo is joining us. He is a talented young player and a lot of clubs were interested in him. He has big potential and gained good first-team experience last season with Lorient. He wants to learn and improve and will be an important part of our first-team squad," said Arsenal boss Unai Emery. 

Matteo made his first-team debut for Lorient aged 17 in October 2016 and went on to make 30 appearances. He is a France youth international, having represented them at under-18, under-19 and under-20 level. He will wear shirt number 29. 

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