He has just arrived in England and discovers the strange reality of the Premier League …
Raphael Varane has officially signed up for Manchester United, leaving Real Madrid against a check for just 50 million euros. “Only”, because in the strange reality of the English championship, we can have won the World Cup, have won several national titles and 4 Champions League and still be worth less on the market than Ben White.
Sorry we’re late…
Traffic was a nightmare 😉 pic.twitter.com/sO1T9981Rw
– Arsenal (@Arsenal) July 30, 2021
Ben White is Arsenal’s latest signing. The London club has thus spent no less than 60 million euros according to the English press, to afford the player from Brighton, who can be proud of his presence in the 26 English for Euro 2020 (he did not play every minute) and who has just completed his first season in the English top flight.
🔄 The transfer of Ben White (1997) from Brighton to Arsenal is now official, for an amount of € 58m.
Here is his career since he was 20 years old!
2017-18: Newport (D4)
2018-19: Peterborough (D3)
2019-20: Leeds (D2)
2020-21: Brighton (D1) pic.twitter.com/2UcB2psrXz
– EspoirsduFootball 💯 (@EspoirsduFoot) July 30, 2021
Only time will tell if Arsenal made a good deal with this young prospect. By the way, the local media are having a lot of fun with the comparison between the two transfers …