By Oli Gamp For Mailonline
Published: 15:39 BST, 1 September 2020 | Updated: 17:15 BST, 1 September 2020
Arsenal have finally confirmed the £27million signing of defender Gabriel Magalhaes - as the club unveiled him during a live clip on social media.
The Brazilian has signed a long-term deal and will wear the number six shirt as he becomes Mikel Arteta's fourth major signing of the summer.
The club had teased fans by announcing that David Luiz and Willian will be joined by a 'special guest' in a group chat video, showing a picture of both players alongside a silhouette with a question mark, saying: 'You don't want to miss this one!'
Arsenal have confirmed the £27million the signing of Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes
Willian and David Luiz appeared in a video chat and teased the arrival of a 'special guest'
Luiz hinted ramped up excitement by suggesting another Brazilian was joining Arsenal
They hinted that both players would reveal their fellow Brazilian as a Gunners player with the quote: 'I'm not sure I can talk about it yet... Let's call him!'
The clip starts with Luiz congratulating Willian on his move to the Emirates, with the winger replying: 'I'm so happy we will soon be together. Let's go full throttle and win trophies.
Luiz then says 'It's so good that our little Brazilian family keeps growing', and adds that he has 'heard the family will get even bigger'. The pair then mention Magalhaes before deciding to invite him into the call to ask if he has joined.
The defender appears in an Arsenal shirt, saying 'what's up boys?' as he is welcomed by his compatriots. 'I'm so happy to be here with you guys. Let's make it count,' he adds. 'I cannot wait, let's win trophies. We've already started well!'
Magalhaes was then introduced and admitted his pride after being officially unveiled