Arsene Wenger spoke of his delight at recruiting the German international:
We are happy to have made this signing early and we are looking forward to watching Lukas contribute at the European Championship over the summer, a level where he has already made 95 caps at the age of 26. That is a phenomenal record and just shows his quality as a player.
Podolski himself is pleased to have finally made the move:
I’m so happy to be joining Arsenal Football Club and to play in the Premier League. Arsenal i...