Sead Kolasinac: My strengths, preferred role and sitting with fans

Sead Kolasinac has given his first interview as an Arsenal player.

  • Kolasinac speaks about what it’s like to sign for Arsenal
  • Explains why he chose the Gunners
  • Reveals his main strength is his ‘mentality’
  • Preferred position is left-back but is ‘flexible’
  • Has always followed Mesut Ozil’s career
  • Sat with Schalke fans during final match

Arsenal finally announced the signing of Schalke left-back, Kolasinac, on Tuesday morning and have now put his first interview with the club up on their official YouTube channel.

The 23-year-old revealed that Arsenal is a club he’s followed since boyhood, admiring fellow Schalke player, Jens Lehmann, as he flourished in north London.

The Bosnia international, who’s renowned for his no-nonsense style of play, also spoke about his biggest strength, his mentality, which Arsene Wenger will love, and hailed the special relationship he had with the Schalke fans, which he wants to replicate at Arsenal.

Watch his entire first interview above.