Arsenal Announce Takuma Asano Signing – Arsenal have announced the signing of young Japanese forward Takuma Asano from Sanfrecce Hiroshima.
21-year old Asano’s move is yet to be completed with a medical yet to be conducted, and will most likely spend a couple of seasons on loan because of work permit issues.
“Takuma is a talented young striker and very much one for the future,” Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said. He has had an impressive start to his career in Japan and we look forward to him developing over the next couple of years.”
Asano is the third Japanese player to sign for Arsenal, following in the footsteps on Junichi Inamoto and Ryo Miyachi.