— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) July 28, 2014
The England Under-19 international will join Arsenal football Club after spending 12 years at Southampton. Chambers is Arsenal’s fourth signing of this summer, following the signing of Alexis Sanchez, Mathieu Debuchy and David Ospina. Calum Chambers told the Arsenal official website that he is delighted and thanked everyone at Southampton.
I’m looking forward to joining up with my new team mates today & beginning preparation for the season ahead. Thanks for all your messages.
— Calum Chambers (@CalumChambers95) July 28, 2014
“I am so happy to be signing for Arsenal,” he told the club’s official website. “They are a team I have much admired for their playing style, and a team who have been one of the top sides in Europe for many years.
“I’m looking forward to joining up with my new team-mates today and beginning preparation for the season ahead.
“I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone at Southampton FC for everything they have done for me and for making this move possible.”
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger also spoke about the qualities of his latest signing and he seemed pretty confident that Chambers will be a success at the club.
“We are very pleased that Calum has agreed to join us,” he added. “The way he adapted to the Premier League last season with Southampton at a young age shows that he has tremendous quality.”
“He has a lot of the attributes that we look for in a young player and I am sure that he will do well with us.”
Source – Official Arsenal FC Site