Sokratis Papastathopoulos joins Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund
By Shona Duthie
Last Updated: 02/07/18 11:06pm
Sokratis Papastathopoulos has completed his move to Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund.
The Greek international has joined the Premier League side on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee.
Sokratis makes the switch from Borussia Dortmund where he has won two Bundesliga titles and one German Cup having signed for them in 2013.
"I feel very good, it is my first day here, everything is special, it is a beautiful moment. I am very happy," Sokratis told the club website.
"Arsenal is one of the three biggest clubs in the Premier League, it has a lot of fans, a very big history and I am very happy and for the next year I will be here to help the team."
The 30-year-old will wear the number 5 shirt at the club and also has vast experience on the international stage having made 79 appearances for Greece.
The deal is subject to completion of the regulatory processes.