Arsenal sign midfielder Fabio Vieira from Porto

Arsenal announced on Tuesday they had signed Porto midfielder Fabio Vieira on a long-term contract for a reported fee of £34 million ($42 million), including add-ons.

The 22-year-old came through the Portuguese club's youth system and made 27 appearances during last season's Primeira Liga triumph.

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said: "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."

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