Fredrik Ljungberg Fredrik Ljungberg signs for the Gunners

Arsenal FC is delighted to confirm the signing of attacking midfielder Fredrik Ljungberg from Swedish club Halmstads BK, for an undisclosed fee.

Swedish international Ljungberg (21), made 139 appearances for Halmstads BK. He has also made five international appearances for Sweden, scoring one goal.

Manager Arsene Wenger said: "Fredrik is a welcome addition to the squad. He is a versatile player, who is at ease playing in midfield or as a striker and will play an integral role in this season's campaign."

Fredrik Ljungberg will be available for selection for the Premier League match against Manchester United on Sunday 20th September. He is not eligible to play in the Champions League group matches.

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