Arsenal FC has officially announced the signing of Declan Rice from West Ham, and the unveiling ceremony was accompanied by a remix of Odumodublvck’s song dedicated to the midfielder. The Gunners have been active in the summer transfer window, and securing the services of the England international is a significant coup for the club.
Declan Rice brings a wealth of experience to Arsenal, having made 245 appearances for West Ham and earned 43 caps for the England national team. The midfielder’s arrival is seen as a strategic move by Arsenal, aligning with their vision of building a squad around young and talented players.
Sporting Director Edu expressed his satisfaction with the transfer, stating that Rice’s addition strengthens the team and fits perfectly into their long-term strategy. The signing of Declan Rice is a testament to Arsenal’s commitment to assembling a competitive squad for the upcoming season.
Fans of both Arsenal and Declan Rice will be eagerly anticipating his integration into the team and the impact he will make on the pitch.
Mikel Arteta added, “We’re really happy that Declan is joining us. He is a player with tremendous ability, who has been performing at a high level in the Premier League and for England for a number of seasons now. Declan is bringing undoubted quality to the club and he is an exceptional talent who has the potential to be very successful here. Declan has great experience in the Premier League at only 24 years old. He has captained a very good West Ham team and as we all saw, he recently lifted a European trophy. The responsibility and role he has taken on has been very impressive and we are really excited that he is joining us.”
Watch the announcement here:
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