Arsenal have signed seasoned Greek international defender, Sokratis Papastathopoulos.
Papastathopoulos became Arsenal manager, Unai Emery’s third signing in the close season, putting pen to paper on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee.
The 30-year-old, capped 79 times, will be reunited with former Borussia Dortmund teammates, Armenian playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
“Greek international Sokratis Papastathopoulos has joined us on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee,” the club said in a statement on its website.
The defender arrives from Borussia Dortmund, where he won two Bundesliga titles and one German Cup, and has previous experience with Werder Bremen, AC Milan, Genoa and AEK Athens.