© Social networks of the UkrainianFootball player Alexander Zinchenko
MOSCOW, 23 Jul – The transition to the London “Arsenal” was the fulfillment of a childhood dream, said Ukrainian footballer Alexander Zinchenko.
On Friday, Arsenal announced the signing of Zinchenko from Manchester City. A long-term agreement has been signed with the 25-year-old midfielder.
“My childhood dream came true. I enjoyed watching the matches of the Arsenal that Thierry Henry and Cesc Fàbregas played for. I can’t wait to wear his jersey. Even when I was training at the Shakhtar academy in Donetsk, I wore “Arsenal uniform. Ready for a new challenge. I came to achieve high results. I hope we can win several titles. The team is growing. I think its time has come,” Zinchenko was quoted as saying by Arsenal’s official website.
Zinchenko moved to Manchester City in 2016 from Ufa, he spent the 2016/17 season on loan at the Dutch PSV. As part of the English club, the Ukrainian became the champion of England four times and the owner of the League Cup, and also won the Cup and the Super Cup of the country once.