Former Arsenal favourite Freddie Ljungberg has signed for MLS new boys Seattle Sounders.

After nine years with the Gunners, the Swede signed for West Ham in 2007. However, following a succession of injury problems, his contract with the East Londoners was terminated.

The 31-year-old, voted Arsenal’s 11th greatest player in last summer’s online poll, will join the Sounders as their ‘designated’ player for the 2009 season.

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29 Oct 2008