Arsenal have finally welcomed midfielder Denis Suarez to the Emirates on loan from Barcelona.
The player’s loan deal agreement with the two clubs is that he wil spend the remainder of the 2018/19 season at Arsenal. According to Barcelona, “the Premier League club will pay the player’s salary during this time and the agreement includes an option to buy.”
Barcelona and Suárez had reached an agreement for the extension of the player’s contract with the club, which ended on June 30, 2020, until June 30, 2021.
The Spain international puts an end to his second spell at Barça after featuring for Barça B in the 2013/14 season and for the first team since the summer of 2016. After loan spells with Sevilla and Villarreal, Barça exercised the buy-back clause in his contact for him to return to Camp Nou.
Suárez has played 71 official matches in three seasons with the first team at Barcelona, scoring eight goals. He has won five trophies: a league, two Copas del Rey and two Spanish Super Cups.
He made 36 appearances with Barça B.