Kieran Gibbs leaves Arsenal for West Brom

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West Bromwich Albion have signed left back Kieran Gibbs from Arsenal for a reported transfer fee of $9 million.

Gibbs, 27, has spent his entire professional career with the Gunners after joining the club at the age of 14 and progressing through their academy.

The England international has signed a four-year deal with the Baggies as he reportedly failed to agree personal terms with Watford.

Over the past two seasons he has made just 26 total appearances in the Premier League with Nacho Monreal becoming the first-choice left back for Arsene Wenger.

Gibbs leaves Arsenal having made 230 appearances in all competitions, scoring six times and with three FA Cup winners medals.

Needless to say, Gibbs is looking forward to getting back to regular action as the Baggies push for a top 10 finish. He will battle with Allan Nyom for the starting spot at left back, with Chris Brunt also able to fill that role in either a back four or three for Tony Pulis‘ side.