Southampton loans defender to Arsenal
Arsenal Football Club says it has secure Portuguese defender, Cedric Soares on loan from Southampton until the end of the season.
Soares, whose contract with Southampton will end in June, is currently recovering from a knee problem may not be available on the pitch for the Gunners until after the winter break.
The 28-year-old made more than 100 appearances for the Saints since joining them from Sporting Lisbon in 2015.
Arsenal technical director Edu said on the club website: “Cedric is a defender with good experience of the Premier League, and of course at international level.
“He is another strong addition to our defensive unit who will provide our squad with quality.”
Southampton had brought in Kyle Walker-Peters on loan from Tottenham as cover.
“The club would like to thank Cedric for all his efforts during his time with the club and wish him luck for the rest of the campaign,” a Southampton statement read.