Pablo Mari stated the chance to play for Arsenal is “unbelievable”. © Twitter
Arsenal have signed Spanish defender Pablo Mari on mortgage for the remainder of the season with an choice to purchase on the finish of the marketing campaign, the Premier League membership introduced on Wednesday. The 26-year-old joins from Brazilian aspect Flamengo, the place he helped the Rio de Janeiro-based group win the Brazilian title and the Copa Libertadores final yr. Mari joined Flamengo final July from Manchester Metropolis, the place he had been since 2016. “Pablo is an skilled participant who will present us with extra defensive high quality,” stated Arsenal technical director Edu.
“Now we have been monitoring Pablo’s profession for some time and we’re very happy to have reached settlement with Flamengo for him to affix us initially till the top of our season.”
Mari stated: “It is a huge alternative for me to come back to England, which is the perfect league on the planet proper now.
“With the ability to play on this league and having the chance to play for Arsenal is unbelievable, so I am actually trying ahead to carrying the shirt as quickly as doable.”
The deal is topic to the completion of regulatory processes.