Arsenal recruit Santos grateful to Fenerbahce

Impending Arsenal arrival Andre Santos says he is grateful for what Turkish club Fenerbahce have done for him.

Impending Arsenal arrival Andre Santos says he is grateful for what Turkish club Fenerbahce have done for him.

The 28-year old Brazilian left-back is on his way to join Arsenal for around £6.2million but insists that recent troubles related to match-fixing have not forced him to depart Istanbul.

“I am leaving Fenerbahçe from front door. I love the country, İstanbul and Turkish people. I can come back here at latter stages of my career," the Brazilian told reporters at Istanbul airport.

"I was happy at Fenerbahçe but I did right thing for my career. The club had so many problems but I didn't left here because of these.

"I have never let someone down during my spell at Fenerbahçe. I am grateful everyone in the club."

 
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