6 Last-Minute Transfers Completed By On Transfer Deadline Day
With the English Premier league 2021 summer Transfer window closing exactly 11pm of 31st August, Many Premier league Football Clubs are racing to conclude all their transfer businesses before the shutdown mark.
For Arsenal, deadline day transfer business have become something very usual in recent seasons, as they are on the verge of completing another one of those late player acquisition in this summer deadline day. It is on this background that SirKinGsEliTe have compiled the last Six(6) deadline day transfer business Completed by Arsenal.
#1. Mikel Arteta
After Cesc Fabregas left Arsenal to Barcelona in the summer of 2011, Arsenal surprisingly paid £11m to Everton FC for the signing of their current manager Mikel Arteta on summer transfer deadline day.
He was the last of the five signings brought in by Arsenal on the deadline, after Arsenal’s humiliating 8-2 defeat at the hands of Manchester United.
#2. Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil played arguably his best club football with Real Madrid under Jose Mourinho. After Mourinho was sacked in 2013 and replaced with Carlo Ancelloti who didn’t consider him in his plan, Mesut Ozil was primed to leave the Los blancos.
After much speculations regarding his future, he finally signed for Arsenal on the last day of the 2013 summer deadline day, with Arsene Wenger the primary reason for his move to North London.
#3. Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang
With Wenger looking to strengthen his front line following the departure of Alex Sanchez to Manchester United in the January Transfer window of 2018, Arsenal officially announced the signing of Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang in the 2018 winter transfer window on the last day.
The Gabonese striker has since won the Premier League Golden Boot in the 2018-19 season, while scoring over 50 goals in all competitions for the gunners.
#4. Andrey Arshavin
After a fine EURO 2008 Tournament, Arsenal were keen to sign the Russian international but Arsenal had difficulties announcing the deal due to timing of the submission of paperwork. However, Arsenal reportedly completed all the formalities before announcing his £15 million move from Zenit St. Petersburg on the transfer deadline Day of the 2008 summer transfer window.
Though he failed to live up to his enormous potential in North London, the former Russian international made 144 appearances for the Gunners in all competitions, while providing 31 goals and 46 assists. He left Arsenal in 2013 and returned to St. Petersburg as a free agent.
#5. Thomas Partey
Having signed the likes of Cedric Soares, Gabriel Magalhaes and Willian in the opening summer window of 2020, Arsenal were keen to sign a holding midfielder after an early disappointing start to the new season.
However, Arsenal went all out to trigger Thomas Partey’s Atletico Madrid release clause of £45m at the La Liga headquarter on the transfer deadline Day, with the deal officially announced in last few hours of 5th October. His Arsenal’s career so far has beeblighted by injuries but have managed to make 33 appearances while providing three(3) assists.
#6. Takehiro Tomiyasu
As reported by Sky Sports, Arsenal have reached an agreement with Serie A side, Bologna FC to sign Takehiro Tomiyasu, 22, permanently for a fee of £19.3m. He plays as a right back defender.
The Japanese international has already agreed personal terms and has completed his Arsenal medical, with the deal set to be announced before the 11pm transfer deadline.
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