Despite a shaky start to his Arsenal career, Dani Ceballos proved his worth under Mikel Arteta after he recovers from his injury midway into the second part of the season.
The formalities were swiftly completed and Arsenal confirmed on their official website on Friday night that Ceballos has now completed his move to the Emirates and has rejoined the club on another season-long loan from Madrid.More news: Shapovalov wins in 5 at Open vs. Fritz, who says: 'Choked'
Technical director Edu added: "We're thrilled to have Dani back with us for the new season".
Mikel Arteta's side continued their pre-season preparations with a 3-2 defeat by Aston Villa yesterday, with Mesut Ozil sending a post-match message on Twitter and Instagram about it. "We're all delighted to welcome him back and we look forward to seeing him pick up where he left off". "We're excited to add Dani to the list of quality players we are bringing in", said the Brazilian. Cedric Soares and Pablo Mari have also made their loan moves permanent so Arteta is quietly reshaping his squad this summer.
The Spanish midfielder helped Arsenal to win the FA Cup thanks to a 2-1 victory over Chelsea FC at Wembley last month.More news: Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Multiplayer Footage Leaks
His combination of high energy and technical proficiency makes him a ideal fit for Arteta's style, and the Arsenal manager lobbied for his return knowing that, at 24, there is room for further improvement.
It isn't iron-clad confirmation that he's bound for England, but it's a clear indication that the speculation about him joining is Arsenal is absolutely real.More news: Afghan officials primed for talks with Taliban after deal on prisoners