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Gabriel Magalhaes’ agent, Guilherme Miranda, has revealed why the player has chosen Arsenal as his next club.


Speaking to journalist Freddie Paxton, Miranda said it was due to the efforts of manager Mikel Arteta and technical director Edu Gaspar.


Magalhaes travelled to London on Monday, to complete his £27m transfer from Lille.


The 22-year-old is set to become the Gunners’ second new signing of the summer after Willian joined on a free.


The defender had offers from other sides, like Arsenal’s rivals, Manchester United and Serie A side Napoli, but chose Arteta’s project.


“Guilherme Miranda (agent of Gabriel Magalhaes) tells me: “Arsenal was nowhere near the best proposal [money wise].

“Gabriel chose them over more lucrative offers because Edu convinced us of the project. It’s 100% because of Edu Gaspar and Arteta,” Paxton tweeted.

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