first_imgDani Ceballos has joined Arsenal on a season long loan deal from Real Madrid (Picture: Getty) Dani Ceballos has completed his season long loan move to Arsenal, the north London club has confirmed.The 22-year-old joined Real Madrid two years ago but has found regular first team opportunities increasingly hard to come by.Ceballos had been interesting Tottenham and was reported to have met with Mauricio Pochettino, prior to starring at this summer’s European Under-21 Championships.ADVERTISEMENTUnai Emery’s personal intervention, however, helped convince the playmaker to join Arsenal instead and he will wear the No.8 shirt vacated by Aaron Ramsey.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City🇪🇸 #HolaDani 👋Welcome to The Arsenal, @DaniCeballos46 😎 pic.twitter.com/8gZLggahJZ— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) July 25, 2019 Comment Arsenal confirm loan signing of Dani Ceballos from Real Madrid Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterThursday 25 Jul 2019 2:49 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.7kShares ‘I’m really proud to be able to wear this shirt,’ said Cebellos following the announcement of his signing. ‘I’m joining an historic Premier League side and it’s a step forward in my career.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I’ve not spoken to my team-mates yet so we’re not sure of what the objective is, but obviously I’m coming here to give everything I have.‘Nobody will be able to question that because from the very first day I pull this jersey on I’ll give everything I’ve got. We’ll try to achieve the club’s objectives.’Emery, meanwhile, added: ‘We’re excited to see Dani join us. He is a talented player with big technical ability, creativity and precision.’Cebellos represents Arsenal’s second signing of the summer, following the arrival of Brazilian teenager Gabriel Martinelli.Arsenal are hopeful of securing further deals for Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney and maintain an interest in Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha, but are struggling to match the Eagles’ £80million valuation.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Advertisementlast_img