Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos has rejoined Arsenal on a second season-long loan spell, the Premier League club have announced.
Arsenal Confirmed Ceballos’ second loan spell in a statement released on their official website on Friday night.
“Dani Ceballos has rejoined us for a second successive season-long loan from Real Madrid.
“The 24-year-old Spain international impressed during his first season in north London, making 37 appearances and becoming an integral part of Mikel Arteta’s team.
“Dani also played a key role in our record-extending 14th Emirates FA Cup victory, coming off the bench to score the injury-time winner in the quarter final and starting in the semi-final and final.
“Dani will continue to wear the number 8 shirt in the forthcoming season.
Speaking on Ceballos’ loan return, Arsenal technical director Edu said: “We’re thrilled to have Dani back with us for the new season. We all know his qualities after an impressive 2019/2020 campaign, which ended with him playing a key role in our FA Cup success. We’re excited to add Dani to the list of quality players we are bringing in.”
And according to Mikel Arteta: “Dani was an integral part of our team last season and finished the season in excellent form. I love Dani’s passion and commitment and he’s a highly skilful player. We’re all delighted to welcome him back and we look forward to seeing him pick up where he left off.”
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