Football: Arsenal sign Colombia goalkeeper Ospina
Published on Jul 27, 2014 8:13 PM
LONDON (AFP) - English Premier League side Arsenal said on Sunday that they have signed Colombia's World Cup goalkeeper David Ospina from French club Nice.
The 25-year-old was one of the stars of the Finals in Brazil with spectacular performances as his country reached the quarter finals for the first time.
Arsenal said he would sign a "long-term contract" but did not give the fee. French reports this week said Arsenal would pay about four million euros (S$6.7 million). He has been at Nice for six seasons.
"David Ospina is an excellent goalkeeper, with good experience and a proven record of performing with Nice and Colombia," said Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.
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