Arsenal signed Jakub Chibior (22), who was playing for Italian Serie A Spezia.
Arsenal announced on its official website on the 24th (Korean time) that it had signed a five-year long-term contract with Kibior until 2027. According to the British media ‘BBC’, the transfer fee is 20 million euros (approximately 26.8 billion won).
Kibior, who made his professional debut in the Slovak league in 2018, stood out when he moved to Spezia in 2021. He played 39 matches for Spezia and played an active role as a starting pitcher, and in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, he started all four matches of the Polish national team. 먹튀검증
Kibior is expected to be used as a backup resource for centre-back Gabriel Magalyangis, who played full-time in Arsenal’s league matches this season.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said: “Kibior is a young and versatile defender who has shown great potential and qualities in Spezia and the national team. He will add strength to our defense.”
With this, Kibior became Arsenal’s second player in the winter transfer market. Previously, there was a bar that signed striker Leandro Trossar from Brighton for a transfer fee of 21 million pounds (approximately 32.1 billion won).
Arsenal is leading the English Premier League (50 points) amidst great success by young players in their early 20s, such as Martin Odegaard, Bukayo Saka, and Gabriele Marchinelli. The gap with Manchester City (45 points), second in the league, which played one more game, is 5 points.