Arsenal FC Completes First Signing of the Season
Arsenal Football Club have announced their first signing of the summer transfer window ahead of the new football season ( 2022/23 ).
Arsenal confirmed the signing of Marcus Vinicius Oliveira Alencar the new on its official website on Monday, June 13th, 2022. According to reports from the club, he developed through the Sao Paulo youth system, progressing into the first-team squad and making his first-team debut as an 18-year-old last year.
The teenager who represented Brazil at the U-16 and U-17 competitions is expected to join the Gunners in the next few weeks for pre-season ahead of the new season.
Arsenal’s club director Edu expressed his delight on the club’s website as it concerns the signing of the youngster.
We’re delighted to have completed the transfer with Sao Paulo, as Marquinhos was a player we had been watching for a while. At 19, he is still very young, so he is a player for the future. We look forward to Marquinhos now joining us for pre-season, making his new home, and continuing to grow and develop with us.
The transfer is still subject to the completion of the regulatory process.