Arsenal have signed versatile defender Takehiro Tomiyasu from Bologna and allowed Hector Bellerin to join Real Betis on loan for the rest of the season.
The Gunners are reported to have paid Serie A side Bologna £17million (€19.8m) to land the Japan international on deadline day.
Tomiyasu, 22, had previously been linked with Tottenham but has instead joined their north London rivals on a long-term contract.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta told the club’s official website: “Takehiro is a strong defender with good experience in Serie A and at international level.
“He’s a versatile defender with great defensive qualities, high technical ability and composure on the ball.
“He will be an important member of our squad. We look forward to Takehiro joining up with us when he returns from international duty.”
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