Official: Oleksandr Zinchenko completes transfer to Arsenal

Oleksandr Zinchenko
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Ukraine international Oleksandr Zinchenko has completed his transfer to Arsenal.

The 25 year old leaves Manchester City after six years at the Etihad Stadium. during which he has become the most successful Ukrainian in Premier League history. 

He departs with 128 appearances and two goals to his name, and having won every available honour in the English game, including four league titles, four Carabao Cups, one FA Cup and one Community Shield.  

“Signing for Manchester City changed my life, and I will always be grateful for the opportunity they gave me,” he told Manchester City official website.

“It’s a special club and this has been a special period. To have won 10 trophies is incredible and I am immensely proud of everything we have achieved together.  

“I have loved being part of this squad. Playing alongside world-class players and working with Pep Guardiola has been an absolute privilege and I must say the same about playing in front of the fans, who always made me feel so at home here. 

“I thank them all for the support they have given me, and I wish the Club all the best in the future.” 

Director of Football Txiki Begiristain added: “I cannot speak highly enough of Oleks, both as a player and a person. 

“He should be very proud of his time here at City. He helped us achieve great things and the way he has conducted himself has been an example to all.  

“His professionalism and work ethic has been exceptional, and we all wish him the very best of luck as he begins this new chapter in his career.”