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DONE DEAL: Arsenal defender Swanson joins Portsmouth for undisclosed fee

Arsenal have confirmed the departure of Zak Swanson to Portsmouth.

The 21-year-old defender spent 15 years with the Gunners.

League One side Portsmouth has paid an undisclosed fee for Swanson.

A club statement read: "We wish Zak all the best for his future with Portsmouth, he will always be a valued part of the Arsenal family."

Portsmouth manager Danny Cowley said: "We've highlighted that we want to try to bring talented young players to the club.

"Zak is exactly that and brings an energy and athleticism to our squad after a fantastic footballing education at Arsenal. He's technically very good and has lovely passing skills, along with the ability to manipulate the ball in tight areas."

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