Fernando Llorente is a new player of Arsenal . Basque striker announced at a press conference leaving the Athletic Club of Bilbao to go to London where he will become the new standard offensive set Gunner.
Has not yet transcended the exact figure will pay Arsenal to close the signing of Fernando Llorente, but all indications are that the operation could be around 30 million euros. The Premier League has been an attractive destination for long Llorente and recently told a British magazine that he would love to play in England someday.
The Gunners have decided to make an extra effort to sign a center forward at the prospect of losing Robin Van Persie . The Dutch striker is being tempted by Juventus, has rejected an offer of renewal with the Gunners worth 10 million euros and has been seen in Turin during these days.
Llorente, therefore, will be the replacement for Van Persie at Arsenal and Wenger is confident he and his new benchmark in attack for the coming seasons.
Est83 wrote:He's a little slower than I'd like... we wouldn't have our old fearsome counter attacks back, BUT, he would be dynamite with RvP working behind him!
... as would any striker really!
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