• New Arsenal signing refused work permit

    New Arsenal signing refused work permit

    The Japanese striker will have to be loaned out to another country despite impressing at the Olympic Games after agreeing a move to the Emirates Stadium.

    New Arsenal signing Takuma Asano has failed to secure a work permit to play in England, Arsene Wenger has confirmed.

    The 21-year-old, who joined the Gunners from Sanfrecce Hiroshima, will now have to be loaned out before making a renewed application next summer.

    Asano is one of only three players Wenger has signed this summer and had […]