Fabio Vieira has been signed by Arsenal from FC Porto. The transfer fee was not confirmed by either side. However, the overall package of the deal is reported to be £34m which includes a potential of £5m in bonuses. Furthermore, few reports have suggested, Fabio Vieira has signed a five year deal.
Arsenal announced: “Fabio Vieira has joined us from FC Porto on a long-term contract.
“Fabio will wear the number 21 shirt and join up with his new team mates soon for pre-season training.
“Everyone at Arsenal welcomes Fabio to the club.
“The transfer is subject to the completion of regulatory processes.”
The Gunners’ Technical Director Edu said: “We’re so pleased to have completed the signing of Fabio from FC Porto. Fabio is a player with special qualities who is comfortable with the ball in the final third of the pitch. We are all looking forward to working with him and enjoying his future contribution to Arsenal. We will now continue to work hard and are looking forward to finishing this transfer window as strongly possible.”
Mikel Arteta added: ”I am very excited that we have identified and signed such a special talent. Fabio is a very creative player that will bring high quality and versatility to our attacking play. We welcome Fabio and his family to our club and are looking forward to starting work with him ahead of the new season.”