Arsenal Signs French International Yaya Sanogo

Arsenal Signs French International Yaya Sanogo

Arsenal Football Club, has completed the signing of French youth international striker Yaya Sanogo from Auxerre.

Arsenal Signs French International Yaya Sanogo

The 20-year-old signed a three-year contract with Auxerre in October 2009. It is now confirmed that the French under-20 striker has signed a long-term contract at Arsenal FC when his contract with the Ligue 1 outfit expires.

Sanogo, both of Ivoirian and Malian decent scored 11 goals in 24 appearances for Auxerre, and currently with France at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey.

He scored twice in the group stages which helped his side qualify for the knock-out stage, where they face the host nation.Responding to the news of the recruitment, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said Sanogo was a good young signing for the team.

“He has shown he has potential with his recent performances for Auxerre and also for the France Under-20 side.

“We are looking forward to Yaya joining us and continuing his promising career.”

Sanogo will be the Arsenal’s first signing of the summer, with the club keen on bringing in a top-class marksman in the coming days.

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