The statement on Arsenal’s official website read, ” France international Mathieu Debuchy has joined Arsenal Football Club on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee.
The Gunners manager Arsene Wenger is delighted to have completed the signing of his compatriot from the Tyneside club.
“We are delighted to welcome Mathieu Debuchy to Arsenal Football Club. He has shown he can perform at the highest level with his club sides and also for France,” Wenger told the club’s official website..
“He is a quality defender who has good Premier League experience and I’m confident he will fit in very well with us,” Arsenal manager added.