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22nd Jul 2016

Arsenal fans loved this clever quiz the club used to announce their new signing

It's original, we'll give them that

Darragh Murphy

Arsenal decided to get a little bit creative when announcing their latest signing.

On Friday, the Gunners confirmed Rob Holding’s move from Bolton to the Emirates and they did it in unusual style.

Rather than come right out and announce the news, they decided to play a little bit of a game with their 7.7 million followers.


And then came the revelation of Holding’s arrival.

Football fans can be fickle creatures so you’d be excused for believing this would go down like a lead balloon but, as it turned out, Arsenal supporters lapped it up.

Fans are already getting excited about Holding’s arrival – well, sort of.

It’s not the first time Arsenal’s Twitter account has had some fun with a new signing this summer. When Granit Xhaka joined from Borussia Monchengladbach, they mocked all of those ‘Announce Xhaka’ tweets by…well…announcing Xhaka.

Fellow new arrival Takuma Asano must be feeling left out.

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