Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes has joined Arsenal football club from French side Lille on a long-term contract. The central defender arrives in a $33 million deal and has signed a five-year contract with the Gunners which makes him an arsenal player till 2025. His shirt number has been revealed and he would wear the number ‘6’
Gabriel started his career in Brazil with Avai FC, before joining Lille in January 2017. During his time in France, Gabriel spent time on loan with Troyes in France and latterly in Croatia with Dinamo Zagreb.
On returning from his loan spells, the Sao Paulo-born defender became a regular in the Lille side, helping them to a fourth-placed Ligue 1 finish last season and starting all six of their Champions League group-stage matches.