Arsenal sign the young Brazilian winger Marquinhos

London: Arsenal announced the signing of young Brazilian winger Marquinhos from Sao Paulo on Monday. Marquinhos, 19, joined Arsenal on a secret deal. Marquinhos participated in 33 games with Sao Paulo and contributed to the Brazilian league title (Paulista) last season. Marquinhos scored two goals for Sao Paulo and joined Arsenal on a long-term contract. “We are happy to conclude the agreement with San Paolo, as we have been following Marquinhos for a while,” Arsenal technical director Edu told the official website of the club. He added that Marquinhos “is still very young, so he’s a player for the future. We can’t wait for him to join preseason, get his new home and continue to mature and develop with us.” (DBA States Exhibition)