Arsenal sign Kaba Diawara

Kaba Diawara Kaba Diawara (23) has today joined Arsenal FC from French first division club Bordeaux for an undisclosed fee.

The former France Under 21 international has scored five goals this season in seven starts for Bordeaux and is a welcome addition to the Arsenal squad.

Manager Arsene Wenger confirmed: "We have signed Kaba Diawara in a bid to strengthen our strike force. He is technically gifted and possesses real physical power. He will be an asset to the squad."

Kaba Diawara said: "I am delighted to have joined such a great Club. I am looking forward to the challenge of the Premiership and the FA Cup."

Kaba Diawara will be eligible to play in this Sunday's Premiership fixture against Chelsea.

Kaba will wear the number 27 shirt.

KABA DIAWARA FACTFILE


© Arsenal Football Club Plc, 1999