Runarsson has signed a 4-year contract at Arsenal. The 25-year-old Icelandic international joined Dijon in July 2018 and made 13 appearances in all competitions last season. Edu, technical director of the Gunners, welcomed this transfer to the official website of the London club: “We are very happy to welcome Alex to our team. We have been monitoring it for some time and according to our analysis, he has strong abilities that we look for in a goalkeeper and as a person“.
Welcome to The Arsenal, Alex Runarsson 🔴
– Arsenal (@Arsenal) September 21, 2020
Mikel Arteta, Arsenal manager, is also very excited: “We want to create a healthy competition for places in the 11th and we can’t wait to see Alex as goalkeeper.. Alex Runarsson will wear jersey number 13 for the English club.