[Breaking New] – Pablo Mari Joins Arsenal From Flamengo As The First Signing Of Mikel Arteta’s Era

Today 29th January 2020, Arsenal FC, the footballing giant based in Islington, London has made the first signing of the new head coach Mikel Arteta’s era and fans all over the world has been gushing over the signing of the centre back from Flamengo. He became an instant hit as fans gave him an alias “VIRGIL VAN MARI” on arrival.

It’s a real plus to the team as the team needs a reliable centre back after the injury blow of Skhodran Mustafi was confirmed by the club doctor. 

The former Manchester City defender’s Pablo Mari’s future has been a subject of massive speculation in recent days, amid reports that he was set to join the Gunners as he becomes the first signing since Mikel Arteta was appointed as the Gunners head coach.


Mari was seen flying into London last week for talks, but there had been fears the deal could collapse as he returned to Brazil over the weekend.

The transfer saga is over and Pablo Mari has now joined Arsenal on loan from Flamengo with an option to make the move a permanent deal.



Mari started out his career at Mallorca, before playing for Gimnastic in Spain.

In 2016, he joined Manchester City, but he did not feature for them in the Premier League, with Mari going out on loan to Girona, NAC Breda and Deportivo la Coruna.

The Spaniard made the move to Brazil in July last year, signing a contract with Flamengo until 2022, but after impressing in South America, he has now made the switch to England to play for Arsenal under the guidance of his former coach at Manchester City Mikel Arteta.

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