David Ospina headed to Arsenal

Goalkeeper David Ospina, who spent the past six years with Nice of Ligue 1, is signing with Arsenal after helping Colombia reach the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals.

Colombia keeper played past six years for Nice

Colombian international David Ospina will be competing for playing time on Arsenal with incumbent keeper Wojciech Szczesny. (Daniel Garcia/Getty Images)

Goalkeeper David Ospina is signing with Arsenal after helping Colombia reach the World Cup quarter-finals.

The 25-year-old Ospina is moving to the Premier League club after making 189 Ligue 1 appearances during six years at French side Nice.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Ospina has "good experience and a proven record of performing with Nice and Colombia. He will add strength to our squad and we are very pleased that he will be joining us."

Ospina will be competing for a place with Wojciech Szczesny after Lukasz Fabianski left Arsenal for Swansea earlier in the summer transfer window.

Financial details of Ospina's move were not disclosed.


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