Arsenal have been a dealt a major boost in their chase to sign Moises Caicedo from Brighton ahd Hove Albion, completing a transfer move for midfielder Yasin Ayari from AIK. The Swedish midfielder arrives on the South Coast with 48 Allsvenskan games under his belt and a growing reputation, having earned his first two caps for Sweden this season.
Ayari made his debut for the Sweden national side this year, and has parents from Tunisia and Morocco, so Sweden have moved swiftly to ensure Ayari dedicates his international status to their team. In addition to that, Ayari arrives in the Premier League with a reputation as one of Scandinavia’s brightest prospects, helping AIK Solna re-emerge in Sweden as one of the country’s best teams.
He has signed a contract until June 2027, and is expected to be an important member of the first-team squad immediately should Moises Caicedo decide to leave for either Arsenal or Chelsea, both clubs who have made bids of £60 million for the Ecuadorian international defensive midfielder.
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