Arsene Wenger has confirmed on Arsenal’s Official Website that Andre Santos has joined Brazilian club Gremio on loan for the rest of the season, after finding first team opportunities limited at Arsenal this season.
The Brazilian has recently found himself as the club’s third choice left back after Kieran Gibbs and new signing Nacho Monreal, after failing to impress in his 8 Premier League appearances this season.
Andre Santos was excited at the prospect of playing under Vanderlai Luxemburgo at Gremio saying that he had ” dreamed of working alongside the Gremio manager” and that ” He is a top manager in our football”
Santos has played 395 minutes of Premier League football this season, starting three games against Norwich, QPR and Manchester United and making 5 substitute appearances.
Santos has entered into a ground duel every 7.45 minutes and an aerial duel every 49.38 minutes this season, winning 43% of his ground duels and 38% of his aerial duels.
The Brazilian has won 84.21% of his 19 tackles this season, which is a tackle every 21 minutes. He has also made 17 interceptions, dribbled past an opposition player 12 times and made 1 defensive error.
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News Type: Transfer News
Team: Arsenal (NN)
Player: Andre Santos
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