Fabio Vieira’s £34 million transfer from FC Porto to Arsenal has been welcomed by the club’s supporters, but his new number, 14, has a sense of uncertainty due to his background.
Fabio Vieira moved to Arsenal from FC Porto under a lengthy contract, but his new teammate has some misgivings.
The 22-year-old midfielder, who stood out during his time with the Portuguese monsters, made his first-team debut in June 2020 and was crucial to the team that won the Primeira Liga and the association the previous season. In any case, a few fans have raised the issue that the midfielder will be wearing the number 21 – a unit
In the past, players like Calum Chambers, Lukasz Fabianski, Mart Poom, Jermaine Pennant, Tomas Danilevicius, Lus Boa Morte, Eddie McGoldrick, and Steve Morrow have all worn the number 21.
It is true that the list of names is not exactly a brilliant one. Flag struggled to get true confidence at Arsenal and was soon transferred to Birmingham City. Chambers played more than 100 games for the team but never held down a starting position. Poom appeared in just one game for the club. Boa Morte made many appearances for the Gunners. Danilevicius only appeared on the field twice, McGoldrick was frequently the highlight, and Fabianski was lastly used as a reinforcement.
Regarding Gunner’s most recent selection, there is, nonetheless, a sense of great expectation. Mikel Arteta, the manager of Arsenal, spoke about how much he enjoyed luring Vieira to the Emirates Stadium at a discount price of £34 million. Vieira has earned a tremendous reputation.
“I’m quite encouraged that we have noticed and marked such an outstanding skill,” the Spaniard remarked. Fabio is a very creative player who will provide excellence and versatility to our offensive play. We hope to start working with Fabio before the start of the new season and extend an invitation to him and his family to visit our club.
Director Edu, a specialist, stated in the meantime, “We’re really happy to have finished the marking of Fabio from FC Porto. Fabio is a player with outstanding traits who is comfortable handling the ball in the last part of the field. We look forward to working with him and sharing in his continued dedication to Arsenal. We are going to keep working hard right now and want to close the transfer window as forcefully as we can.