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Arsenal Sign Lichsteiner From Juventus

Arsenal has completed the signing of former Juventus defender, Stephan Lichsteiner who joined the club on Tuesday as a free agent.

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The Swiss defender is Unai Emery’s first signing since he took over from Arsene Wenger.

Lichsteiner who joined Juventus in 2011 won seven Scudetto titles including the Coppa Italian trophy while playing for the Old Ladies in Turin and made over 250 appearances.

The 34-year old highly experienced right-back is Switzerland’s most capped player with 99 appearances and has been the captain of the Swiss national team since 2016.

Arsenal manager, Unai Emery said Stephan will bring huge experience and leadership to the squad, describing him as a player with great quality with a very positive and determined attitude that will improve the team on and off the pitch.

Stephan, 34, started his senior career in 2001 with Swiss club Grasshopper Zurich, where he won the league title in 2003. He played in France with Lille for three years before moving to Lazio in Italy in 2008, where he won the Coppa Italia and the Supercoppa Italiana before moving to Juventus in 2011.

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