Arsenal star Mikel Arteta has come out and stated his delight that Alexis Sanchez has signed up.
Arteta admitted his excitement at the signing and believes it is a statement of the club’s ambitions for next season.
As quoted on the TalkSport website, he said: “I met him this morning and he looked excited.
“He had many options and he decided to join us which makes us very proud. He likes the sound of the Arsenal and I’m excited by his arrival.
“It’s a big statement for the club to say early on [in the transfer window], ‘OK let’s go and get one of the best strikers in the world at the moment.’
“They have convinced him to come and I can’t wait to see him play.”