The 2022 summer transfer window is really underway and Arsenal have now finalized the signing of Portugal U21 international Fabio Vieira on a permanent deal.
As revealed by football.london yesterday the north Londoners had been following Vieira for some time and decided to complete a deal just days after announcing the signing of Brazilian Marquinhos who joined Sao Paulo for a fee of £3million.
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Interestingly before arriving for his Arsenal medical, Vieira posted it on his Instagram account at a Salt Bae restaurant in Mykonos.
Vieira will likely come to the Emirates to compete with Martin Odegaard, but he also gives Mikel Arteta another left midfield option.
The 22-year-old is incredibly versatile and his ability to use both feet will contribute to the team’s unpredictability.
It’s likely that Vieira will see most of his first few minutes on the bench as an impact player, which should help him adapt to the pace, physique and intensity of the Premier League.
It will be a challenge for Vieira. There is no denying the technical quality installed in his game, possessing brilliant traits of resistance to the press and creativity, but the challenges offered by the Premier League are severe, something he would not have experienced in his short career. nowadays.
Vieira is expected to take part in the club’s pre-season tour of America where he will have the opportunity to develop chemistry with his teammates and become well equipped with what Arteta demands of his players with and without the ball. .
Although it’s a good start to the transfer window, Arsenal must continue to press for deals as soon as possible, with Gabriel Jesus and Youri Tielemans both seen as the club’s main targets in this window.