first_img0Shares0000Sead Kolasinac.PHOTO/courtesyLONDON, United Kingdom, June 6 – Arsenal have announced left-back Sead Kolasinac will join them this summer from German club Schalke.The Bosnia-Herzegovina international, 23, will join on a free transfer and become an Arsenal player on 1 July when the transfer window opens. “Subject to the completion of all regulatory processes, the defender will start pre-season training in July,” said an Arsenal statement.Schalke confirmed that the defender had signed a deal “which runs until 2022”.The Bundesliga club also tweeted: “Good luck in the future and thank you for six great years.”Kolasinac helped Schalke finish 10th in the Bundesliga last season, while they reached the quarter-finals of the Europa League where they were knocked out by eventual beaten finalists Ajax.“Arsenal has a huge tradition and I followed the club as a young boy, in the days of Jens Lehmann and Thierry Henry,” he told the London club’s website.“Arsenal has always been a club that is well recognised in Europe and I’m pleased to be here.“I’m a player who will try to help the team as well as I can. My strengths are my mentality.“I think left back is where I feel most comfortable. I can play as part of a three at the back too or further forward. I’m really flexible.”-By BBC-0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img

Sead Kolasinac joins Arsenal from Schalke

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