Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Jakub Kiwior from Spezia in the January transfer window. The defender has also agreed on a long-term contract with the club.
Hence, the signing also adds squad depth for the Gunners for the rest of the season. It looks like the Premier League giants are certainly using the Mykhaylo Mudryk money efficiently.
ARSENAL CONFIRM THE THEIR SECOND SIGNING OF THE JANUARY TRANSFER WINDOW
Arsenal have confirmed their second signing of the January transfer window. They have signed defender Jakub Kiwior from Spezia. A report also claims that they have paid 25 million for his signing. The club website has also confirmed that the defender has signed a contract until 2028 with the Gunners. Hence, it is clear that the Gunners see him as a long-term signing. The defender was also in attendance for the 3-2 win against Manchester United.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has also expressed his happiness with the signing of Jakub Kiwior. He further said,
“It’s great that Jakub is joining us. He’s a young versatile defender who has shown huge potential and qualities with Spezia in Serie A, and also at international level with Poland. “Jakub is a player who will give us strength and quality to our defensive unit. We welcome Jakub and his family to Arsenal and look forward to working with him.”
JAKUB KIWIOR WILL PROVIDE PROVIDE SQUAD DEPTH FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SEASON
It is quite clear that Arsenal have the starting 11 to compete for the Premier League title this season. However, in recent seasons, they have struggled in the recent season to finish the season well. This also happened last season and they missed out on Champions League football. Hence, they had to settle for Europa League this season. Mikel Arteta himself also made the point that the team lacked options other than the starting line-up players.
Hence, it looks like this season, the owners and the manager are not taking any chances this season. Therefore, this has meant that they are also spending in the January transfer window. Arsenal needs new signings to beat the likes of Manchester City to the title. Chelsea and Liverpool are also making new signings in the January transfer window. Hence, the Gunners need similar new signings to make an impact for them on the team. The Gunners also want them to add squad depth to the team.
Hence, it looks like Jakub Kiwior is a brilliant signing for Arsenal in the January transfer window. It is because the Polish international can play as a midfielder, center-back, and left-back. Hence, he is a brilliant player to bring off the bench for Mikel Arteta. The Gunners will now focus on signing a midfielder in the remainder of the January transfer window.
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