BREAKING: Arsenal sign keeper Alex Runarsson in four-year deal

BREAKING: Arsenal sign keeper Alex Runarsson in four-year deal

BREAKING: Arsenal sign keeper Alex Runarsson in four-year deal

Alex Runarsson has signed for Arsenal on a four year contract. The 25-year pictured with Gunners boss Mikel Arteta and Edu.

Goalkeeper Alex Runarsson has signed for Arsenal on a four-year contract from French club Dijon.

The 25-year-old Iceland international joined the Ligue 1 club in July 2018 and made 13 appearances for them in all competitions last term.
 
He started his career with KR Reykjavik in his home country. He went on to join FC Nordsjaelland in Denmark, where he made 62 appearances during a three-year spell, before moving to Dijon. 

Mikel Arteta added: “We want to create healthy competition for places and we look forward to seeing Alex bring further depth to the goalkeeping position.”

The played is expected to be Arteta's No2 choice behind Bernd Leno following the departure of EMi Martinez to Aston Villa last week.

Alex will wear the number 13 shirt

Technical director Edu added: “We’re very pleased to welcome Alex to our squad. We have been monitoring him for some time and from the analysis, he has strong attributes that we look for in a goalkeeper and as a person.”
 

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