Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Arsenal's new signing Sébastien Squillaci to wear number 18

News reaches me this evening that the deal to sign Sébastien Squillaci from Sevilla is complete.

The Frenchman has signed his Arsenal contract and handed the number 18 squad number.

The defender will go into the squad to face Blackburn Rovers on Saturday

The move will be announced by the official site within the coming days. More comment as and when that happens.

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  1. Thanks for the infos, mate, hope you're right! I hope the ATVO will not delay the confirmation with the interviews :P.

  2. isnt dat d number silvestre vacated?

  3. It is, Cygan wore it before him and it was Grimandi's before that, the last time it wasn't worn by a French defender was when Steve Morrow had it in 1995-96!

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  5. How comes it's taking ages for the medical to happen? They said he's going to have a medical on Monday, then it was Tuesday... It's Wednesday now and STILL no news!