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Arsenal seal Park Chu-Young deal

August 30, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of South Korea international Park Chu-Young from Ligue 2 club Monaco.

Park Chu-Young
GettyImagesPark Chu-Young celebrates his goal for Korea against Serbia.

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Chu-Young, 26, looked set to leave Monaco for Lille this summer only for Arsenal to swoop late for the striker's services. He has now agreed personal terms with the club and completed a medical.

Arsene Wenger said: "We are delighted to have signed Chu. He will add true quality to our attacking forces and will be a valuable addition to the squad."

Chu-Young said: "I am very honoured and I feel very happy to be at Arsenal. It is a dream to be here and I am really proud to be an Arsenal player. Now I just want to show how good I am and prove myself.

"In my opinion this is a great club, now I have to show what I can do on the pitch. I will do my best, I will never give up, I will show heart, I will give everything and I hope [the fans] will support me."

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