Date: 19th July 2017 at 3:42pm
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Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, after spending the past two years in Serie A on loan at Roma, has completed his transfer to Juventus.

Poland international Szczesny, 27, had signed a four year deal with the Italian champions.

A statement on the Official Website read: ‘Wojciech Szczesny has joined Italian champions Juventus for an undisclosed fee. Wojciech has spent the last two seasons on loan in Serie A with Roma. He made a total of 72 league appearances for the Giallorossi, keeping a record 14 clean sheets last term.’

During his career at Arsenal, arriving as an academy player in 2006, the keeper made 181 appearances for the Gunners in all competitions and can claim a share of the Golden Glove with Petr Cech in the 2013-14 season.

‘We would like to thank Wojciech for his contribution to the club over the past 11 years, and to wish him every success in the future. The deal is subject to the completion of regulatory processes,’ concluded the statement.

According to the BBC this undisclosed fee has seen the Gunners received £10m from Juventus for the shot-stopper who was in the final year of his contract at the Emirates Stadium.

Quoted by BBC he said: ‘When you come to Juve, it’s because you’ve been chosen. I had no hesitation. I’m ready for a new challenge – Juventus is the best choice for the next stage of my career.’

Adding: ‘I’m really happy to be here. I’ve already spoken to Buffon, a legend in our game, and I can learn a lot from him. I’m not feeling any pressure, I’m here to represent the club at the highest level.’

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