Zhervino arrived in London

12th July, 2011 | Posted by Football Info

The forward of Cote d’Ivoire Zhervino signed an agreement with “Arsenal”. “Lille” as compensation received about 12 million Euros.
“Arsenal” has settled the last details of the transition of the striker Ivorian Zhervino.
The 24-year-old striker has passed medical examination and then signed the contract. Zhervino became the second rookie of “Gunners” in the current season – in June, youth team defender Carl Jenkinson Finland, previously owned by “Charlton” joined “Arsenal”.
Zhervino moved to the “Lille” from “Le Mans” in 2009 and quickly became the leader of the new club. In 67 matches of France league, he scored for “Lille” 28 goals and last season, “Bulldog” with the help of Zhervino won the first season of 1953/54 league title and won the Cup.
Former striker “Beveren” in the “Lille” mainly operated on the right edge of the attack. In the asset of Zhervino 27 caps for Ivory Coast, three of which occurred in last year’s World Cup in South Africa. He scored six goals for the national team.
As part of “Lille”, Ivorian twice participated in the sweepstakes UEFA Champions League, and he has a chance to make his debut in the UEFA Champions League in “Arsenal”. Wards Arsene Wenger will struggle from the round of the playoffs.

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