Official: Denis Suarez joins Arsenal on loan
- Ex-Barcelona player joins Gunners on a loan deal
- He hopes to help the Gunners to a Champions League spot and the Europa League triumph.
The 25-year-old midfielder joined Arsenal for the remainder of the season.
he will wear the No. 22 jersey at his new club.
He has also signed a 1-year-contract extension with the Catalans.
And the player seems to be overtly satisfied with his move:
“I’m very pleased to be here and to be joining Arsenal. I’ve been pushing hard to come here. I’m finally here now and I’m really pleased. I’ve come here to play as much as possible and try to help the team qualify for the Champions League. I’d like to win the Europa League with Arsenal too - why not? It’s a trophy I won under Unai Emery at Sevilla and I’d love to win it again here.
“One thing no one knows about me is that when I was little and I used to watch the Premier League on the TV, Arsenal were a team that really inspired me,” said Denis. “I used to watch Bergkamp and Henry - they’re both legends of the club and hopefully we can follow in their footsteps.”
Arsenal have reportedly paid €2.5m for Denis Suarez's loan move and hold a purchase option for a fee in the region of €20m-25m.