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Arsenal confirm Stephan Lichtsteiner transfer signing on one-year deal

Arsenal have confirmed their first signing of the Unai Emery era. Swiss international defender Stephan Lichtsteiner is joining us from Juventus.

He signs as a free agent from Juventus. Stephan will wear the number 12 shirt formerly worn by fellow right-back and Invincible Lauren. Head coach Unai Emery said of the signing:

Arsenal confirm Stephan Lichtsteiner transfer signing on one-year deal

Photo source: arsenal.com

“Stephan brings huge experience and leadership to Arsenal. He’s a player with great quality with a very positive and determined attitude.

Lichtsteiner will represent Switzerland at this summer’s World Cup alongside his new Arsenal teammate Granit Xhaka.

On his new manager Emery, Stephan added: “He’s a coach who knows what he wants and a coach who also progresses the players.