Watch how Arsenal unveiled Declan Rice with a remix of Odumodublvck's song
Arsenal FC has announced the signing of Declan Rice from West Ham, and the unveiling was done with a remix of Odumodublvck's song.
Arsenal FC has officially confirmed the signing of Declan Rice from West Ham amidst concerns of a late hijack of the deal, and the announcement was with the remix of Odumodublvck's song named after the midfielder.
This is a huge signing for the Gunners, who have been nothing but efficient in the June 2023 summer transfer window.
Speaking on the signing of the England international, Arsenal revealed, "England international Declan Rice has joined us from West Ham United on a long-term contract. The 24-year-old midfielder already has vast experience, making 245 senior appearances for the Hammers as well as winning 43 caps for the Three Lions."
Sporting Director Edu shared his thoughts on the move, and he said, “Declan is a player with fantastic ability and a proven record at both club and international levels. The process of this transfer has been a big team effort with a clear plan, and we are so happy that Declan is joining us. Declan is a high-quality, young international player who will add great strength to our squad, fitting so well into our strategy of competing with young talented players at the centre of our club. It’s great that Declan will be joining up with Mikel, our coaches and his new teammates in good time ahead of the new season.”
Mikel Arteta added, “We’re really happy that Declan is joining us. He is a player with tremendous ability, who has been performing at a high level in the Premier League and for England for a number of seasons now. Declan is bringing undoubted quality to the club and he is an exceptional talent who has the potential to be very successful here. Declan has great experience in the Premier League at only 24 years old. He has captained a very good West Ham team and as we all saw, he recently lifted a European trophy. The responsibility and role he has taken on has been very impressive and we are really excited that he is joining us.”
Watch the announcement here:
A new chapter begins. pic.twitter.com/ha5Btd8I2h— Arsenal (@Arsenal) July 15, 2023