Arsenal have confirmed the £3 million acquisition of Marquinhos, a 19-year-old Brazilian ahead from Sao Paulo.
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The striker, nevertheless, could have a chance to shine in pre-season underneath Mikel Arteta, and technical director Edu has recognized the South American as a participant to observe within the coming years.
“We’re delighted to have accomplished the switch with Sao Paulo, as Marquinhos was a participant we had been looking forward to some time,” Edu informed arsenal.com.
“At 19, he’s nonetheless very younger, so he’s a participant for the longer term. We stay up for Marquinhos now becoming a member of us for pre-season, making his new residence, and persevering with to develop and develop with us.”
Marquinhos was promoted to the Sao Paulo first squad final 12 months after progressing via the youth ranges, and he has made a complete of 41 senior appearances for Brazil in all competitions.
In that interval, the teen scored 4 targets and assisted on three extra for Sao Paulo, making 21 appearances in Serie A and incomes expertise within the Copa Libertadores.