Date: 31st January 2012 at 9:10pm
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Borussia Dortmund have parted company with their talented attacking midfielder Thomas Eisfeld.

The 19 year old has joined Arsenal on a long term contract today after catching the eye of our scouts and manager.

He’s an attacking midfielder by trade, but is said to be highly versatile and has already featured at youth level for the German national team and has captained their U15 side.

Speaking to arsenal.com after completing the paperwork, the youngster said.

‘I feel very proud to have signed for Arsenal. This is a great club, with many great players and I’m so happy to be joining. It’s a real honour to be team mates with the great players, and also training everyday with players like Tomas Rosicky who I grew up watching at Dortmund.’

Arsene Wenger said of the capture.

‘Thomas is a player we have liked for some time. We’ve watched him closely this season, where he excelled for Dortmund’s youth team. He is young but has proven that he can play, that he has the attitude and technical ability to be a valuable addition in the coming seasons.’

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