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Jakub Kiwior acknowledged that seeing his name on the back of our brand’s red and white shirt was just the “pinnacle” of his life.

The 22-year-old comes from Spezia as our second signing of the transfer window following next week’s arrival of Leandro Trossard, and after a whirlwind few days, he is slowly starting to feel depressed that he is the latest member of our first team. -team squad and his dreams come true.

Speaking exclusively to Arsenal.com, he said: “When I first saw my name on the Arsenal shirt, I just laughed! I was so happy to see my name on such a huge club shirt. For me, it’s an incredible happy moment and the pinnacle of playing for such a great club.

“I’ve always dreamed of playing in the Premier League. I knew it wouldn’t be easy, and if I got the chance, I knew I’d do it most of all, which was one of my biggest dreams. It’s the best league for me. I’m thrilled to be here.

“It’s a huge deal for me and I can be here. I know that Arsenal is a huge club in the top league, so I don’t think much else. I was just ecstatic and really wanted to come.

“I love passing the ball. I like teams moving the ball and trying to create chances in this way. So, I’m happy that I come to a team like that.”

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The nine-time Polish international was capped as a member of their 2022 World Cup squad from two former Gunners in Wojciech Szczesny and Krystian Bielik, and was keen to speak to the pair about what he can now hope to get out of his time in north London. is completed

“I remember when Wojciech Szczesny and Krystian Bielik played here,” he added. “I haven’t had to speak to Wojciech yet – we’ll certainly have a chat when we meet at the international office.

“I received a business from Krystian who immediately congratulated me. It was nice, he told me more to contact him if I had any problems or something like that. I’m really happy for such a positive reaction immediately.”

Jakub was watching in the stands yesterday as we beat Manchester United to stay five points clear at the top of the table and he can’t wait to get out on the consecrated turf to play his part in a great second half of the season. .

“I had the opportunity to be in the stadium for the first time yesterday and support the team from the stands as a fan,” he said. “It was a great experience. I’m really happy the result went in Arsenal’s favor. I hope I’ll taste what the stadium is like from the pitch soon.

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