Wanting to strengthen the defensive line (34 goals conceded in 24 games), Arsenal has just found its happiness.
The North London club decided to bet on Pablo Mari (26), Spanish central defender who had spent his life in Manchester City, Breda or Gimnàstic Tarragona and playing for Flamengo since last summer.
Interesting with the Brazilian club, he convinced Arsenal to opt for a loan with option to buy.
“Pablo is an experienced player who will provide us with additional defensive quality. We have been following Pablo's career for quite some time and we are very happy to have reached an agreement with Flamengo to join us until the end of our season. With Mikel (Arteta the coach editor's note) and his team of coaches, we are all looking forward to seeing Pablo in an Arsenal jersey, ” said Arsenal sports director Edu.