Arsenal Confirm First Summer Signing

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Sead Kolasinac, who will join the club on a free transfer from Schalke.

The North London club have won the race to sign the Bosnian defender, beating competition from the likes of Juventus and Chelsea for his signature.

In a statement released on Tuesday, the Gunners announced that the 23-year-old will join the Gunners “on a long-term contract” and will link up for pre-season training in July “subject to the completion of all regulatory processes”.

The Bosnia and Herzegovina international, who can play at left back, centre back and midfield, emerged as a key player for Schalke in recent seasons, featuring for the club in the Champions League and Europa League.

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