Albert Sambi Lokonga has left Anderlecht to join Arsenal on ‘long-term contract’ after making 78 appearances for the club, according to sky sports.
“It’s a big move because I have been playing for Anderlecht for 10 years so it’s going to be my first big move to another country,” Lokonga told Arsenal’s website.
When asked if he prefers to play as a box-to-box midfielder or in a more attacking role, Lokonga added: “I can play both.
“I can play as a six and I can play like a box to box, but people say that I’m better in the six position.”
Arsenal have confirmed The 21-year-old Lokonga will join up with his new team-mates in the coming days after completing a mandatory isolation period for international travellers.