David Ospina: Napoli complete signing of Arsenal shot-stopper on permanent deal

David Ospina: Napoli complete signing of Arsenal shot-stopper on permanent deal

- David Ospina featured 70 times for Arsenal after signing for club in 2014

- The 30-year-old has joined Napoli on permanent basis from an initial loan stint

- "We would like to thank David for his contribution," Arsenal statement read in part

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Serie A campaigners Napoli have completed the signing of Arsenal shot-stopper David Ospina on a permanent transfer.

According to a release on the club’s official website, the 30-year-old Colombian international, who spent last season on loan has now joined the Carlo Ancelotti’s side on permanent basis.

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Ospina featured 70 times for Arsenal in total after arriving from Nice back in 2014.

Last season, Gunners boss Unai Emery signed German goalie Berd Leno as replacement for No 1 Petr Cech, who has since quit the game and taken up a new role as performance adviser at Chelsea.

Ospina features 21 times for Napoli last season and has earned 98 international caps for Colombia's Tricolor so far.

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“We would like to thank David for his contribution to the club and everyone at Arsenal wishes him the best for his future,” Arsenal’s farewell massage read in part.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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