Mesut Ozil welcomes Gabriel Paulista to Arsenal
Mesut Ozil has welcomed Arsenal’s latest transfer Gabriel Armando de Abreu, known as Gabriel Paulista to the club.
Arsenal have signed Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista for €15 million. The 24-year-old is available for selection for Arsenal’s Premier League home game against Villa this weekend.
Ozil took to twitter to welcome Gabriel to the club and wished Joel Campbell good luck on his move to Villareal.
“Welcome to @Arsenal, Gabriel! And good luck to @joel_campbell12 at #Villareal!,” Ozil Tweeted.
— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) January 28, 2015
The former Real Madrid man will be available for Arsenal’s Premier League clash against Aston Villa this weekend and is expected to start on the bench.
Özil was part of the Arsenal side that won the FA Cup last season, ending the North London club’s nine year trophy drought.
The 26-year-old attacking midfielder now has two assists and two goal in 11 appearances for the Gunners this season.