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Arsenal officially sign Cedric Soares

ENGLAND – Arsenal have completed the signing of defender, Cedric Soares from Southampton on transfer deadline day.

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Soares joined Mikel Arteta’s side on loan until the end of the season.

The Gunners made this known in a statement on their official website on Friday.

The statement read: “Welcome to Arsenal, Cedric Soares.

“Portuguese defender Cedric Soares is to join us on loan until the end of the season.

“The 28-year-old moves to north London from Southampton, where he has made more than 100 appearances since joining the south coast club in 2015.

“Cedric started his career at Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon, developing through the youth ranks before making his first-team debut in the Portuguese Primeira League at the age of 19.”

Technical Director, Edu added: “Cedric is a defender with good experience of the Premier League, and of course at international level. He is another strong addition to our defensive unit who will provide our squad with quality.

“I know he is a player who plays with absolute full commitment and energy. We are all looking forward to going into the last stages of the season with Cedric as part of the club.”

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