Arsenal have accomplished the signing of Greek defender Konstantinos Mavropanos on a three-year contract after shifting from PAS Giannina.
The Gunners confirmed the seize through the membership’s official web site on Thursday.
Marcus Christenson and Antonis Oikonomidis of the Guardian reported the switch is valued at £1.9 million, including it is seemingly the 20-year-old shall be loaned out, “presumably to a Bundesliga membership.”
Objective’s Chris Wheatley additionally reported Olympiakos have been inquisitive about recruiting the teenager previous to affirmation of his north London transfer.
Greece under-21 coach Antonis Nikopolidis gave his opinion the participant will come to thrive within the Premier League, per Christenson and Oikonomidis:
“Konstantinos Mavropanos has quite a lot of potential. He’s younger and really sturdy. His physicality is an enormous asset and important for him to achieve success within the Premier League. Konstantinos Mavropanos is participant who is consistently growing, and he has made super progress over the previous few years.
“Aside from being very sturdy, he’s additionally very efficient within the air, comparatively fast and a participant with nice persona. He’s a piece in progress and I’m certain Arsenal will have the ability to develop him even extra.”
Mavropanos loved a breakout marketing campaign within the Greek Tremendous League this season, racking up 14 appearances within the competitors for PAS Giannina, beginning in all of these and scoring three objectives within the course of.
Konstantinos Mavropanos will hope to hone his craft in north London and comply with within the footsteps of a determine like compatriot Sokratis Papastathopoulos, who has established himself as a defensive star at Borussia Dortmund.
The Gunners have already got a number of younger choices at centre-back together with Rob Holding and Calum Chambers, each 22, in addition to spectacular academy participant Julio Pleguezuelo, 20.
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