Manchester City’s Rodri has wished farewell to Oleksandr Zinchenko as the player leaves Manchester City’s camp in America to complete his transfer to Arsenal.
Arsenal and Manchester City have full agreement over the transfer of Oleksandr Zinchenko to Arsenal.
The deal is so far along, the 25-year-old has already left City’s training camp in the States to finalise the move.
Speaking on tour, City’s Rodri confirmed the move when he said, “Oleks is not with us anymore. He’s been great as a team-mate and as a player.
“He deserved the best and we are going to miss him, but this is football, it continues and new players come in. We are happy for him.”
Zinchenko is believed to have signed a four-year-deal with Arsenal with the Gunners playing £30m for him plus potentially another £2m in bonuses.
It has been reported that City did not want to sell Zinchenko in this window. The player also reportedly turned down moves elsewhere.
This changed when Mikel Arteta got in touch with the left back, who plays in midfield for his country, who was keen to reunite with his former coach.