Japan international defender Takehiro Tomiyasu, 25, is close to signing a new contract with Arsenal.
“Japanese defender Tomiyasu is set to sign a new long-term contract with Arsenal immediately after the Asian Cup,” said Fabrizio Romano, who is familiar with the European transfer market. “Arsenal wanted him to stay, and so did the player.” An official announcement is expected soon.
Domiyasu has been with Arsenal since 2021, having played for Sint-Truiden (Belgium) and Bologna (Italy). He is also the starting center back for the Japan national team. He was called up to play in the 2023 Asian Cup, which kicked off in Qatar earlier this month, but Japan was eliminated in the quarterfinals after losing 1-2 to Iran on March 3.
While Tomiyasu was unable to fulfill his ‘win’ goal in his home country, 온라인카지노 he was rewarded with a ‘re-signing’ back at his club.
He often plays as a right fullback for Arsenal.
Although he is primarily right-footed, he is also bi-footed, making him a versatile player who can play in any position in the defense, including defensive midfield.
Domiyas has one goal and one assist in 21 official appearances for Arsenal this season.
Domiyasu was once on the radar of German giants Bayern Munich.
In November of last year, Japan’s Sakuhking reported, 바카라사이트 추천 citing Germany’s Sky Sports, that Munich coach Thomas Tuchel was looking to add a center back in the winter transfer window, and that Domiyas was one of those players.
However, Domiyasu chose to stay with Arsenal.