According to reports, the Gunners have signed the attacking midfielder for a fee of around 40 million (£ 34.26 million).
Many raised their eyebrows at the deal, claiming that despite a क्ल 50 million (£ 42 million) release clause in his contract, Arsenal were worth only £ 30 million and £ 4 million in add-ons. Sign Viera.
The question is whether the 22-year-old Portuguese youngster should be worried or happy with the signing? We would say that they should be happy to have such a versatile and talented player at a lower price than the original release clause.
Vieira had an impressive season last time for Porto, scoring seven goals and 16 assists in 39 games in all competitions.
However, this was not the first team under the leadership of all-rounder and dynamic midfielder Sergio Concecao, as is evident from his 1990 minutes of total play. Lack of time to play at Porto last season is a major reason why many Arsenal fans may be skeptical of the deal. However, in the absence of an automatic starter, their output tells a different story.
Vieira is a very talented player with exceptional technical ability and a left foot hitter. The 22-year-old Arteta will be able to provide a lot of tactical flexibility with his incredible versatility. He is able to play at number ten, either on the flank or even as a midfielder. Gabriel Martinelli, Martin Odegaard, Bukayo Saka and Emil Smith are the four options for Arteta behind Rowe Striker last season and they will look for another option with Vieira.
Vieira has also scored in a number of important matches for Porto last season. He scored goals against Sporting and Benfica and also focused on the Champions League. Still just 22 years old, the Portuguese under-21 international has a bright future of his own and should do well in the long run at the Emirates.
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