Premier League side Arsenal has completed the signing of Fabio Vieira from FC Porto on a long-term deal.
The 22-year-old arrives at the Emirates for a reported fee of €35m plus €5m in performance-related add-ons.
Confirming the arrival of the Portuguese, Arsenal noted: “Fabio Vieira has joined us from FC Porto on a long-term contract.
“The 22-year-old midfielder, who made 54 appearances during his time with Porto, developed through the Portuguese club’s youth academy, making his first-team debut in June 2020, and was part of the Primeira Liga winning squads in both 2019/20 and 2021/22.”
On his part, coach Mikel Arteta said: “Mikel Arteta told the club’s website: “I am very excited that we have identified and signed such a special talent. Fabio is a very creative player that will bring high quality and versatility to our attacking play.”
Vieira joined Porto in 2008 at the age of eight and had worked his way into the first team by 2020, setting up 14 league goals for his teammates last season.
Fabio is a Portuguese Under-21 international and has scored an impressive 13 goals from his 21 appearances