Greek international Sokratis Papastathopoulos has joined us on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee.
The 30-year-old arrives from Borussia Dortmund, where he won the German Cup in 2017. The hugely-experienced defender lists Werder Bremen, AC Milan, Genoa and AEK Athens among his previous clubs.
Sokratis, who will wear the No 5 shirt for us, also has vast experience on the international stage, making 79 appearances for Greece.
This deal is subject to the completion of regulatory processes.
Copyright 2020 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source.