Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has hailed new signing Fabio Vieira as a ‘special talent’ and listed three reasons for signing the playmaker from Porto. The Portuguese midfielder has been signed in a deal worth around £34m and is Arteta’s second summer purchase.
The Spaniard is keen to add depth to his midfield and has acquired Vieira for three reasons. He said that the 22-year-old is creative, versatile and of ‘high quality’.
Arteta told the club’s website: ”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.”
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