Arsenal transfer news: Which players did Arsenal bring in during the January transfer window?

Arsenal transfer news: Which players did Arsenal bring in during the January transfer window?

Ciku Njuguna
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:24 PM
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At the end of the 2023 January transfer window, top-tier football clubs, including Arsenal, were finalizing deals with players from other teams. Dig in here and discover all the intricate details surrounding the latest Arsenal transfer news.

Who are the new signings for Arsenal 2023?
Some of Arsenal's newest signings are Leandro Trossard (M), Jakub Kiwior (L), and Gabriel Jesus. Photo by Marc Atkins, Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC, and Ryan Pierse - FIFA.
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Who did Arsenal buy? Fans enthusiastically anticipated news of the latest Arsenal transfer between the first of January and the thirtieth of January. This article will compile all the deals negotiated during the window and how much money Arsenal spent during this transfer window.

Which players did Arsenal acquire during this transfer window?

Arsenal is a top-tier club in the English Premier League. Aside from its legendary heritage that involves the greatest football players in the world of all time, the club's performance attracts young talent from all over the globe. Scroll down and learn more about Arsenal's latest signings.

1. Leandro Trossard

Before the ink could dry on Trossard's deal with the Gunners, the club managers expressed their enthusiasm to have him in the Sunday clash against Manchester United on 22nd January.

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Leandro Trossard signs for Arsenal at London Colney on January 20, 2023, in St Albans, England. Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC.
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Speaking to Arsenal's media team, club manager Arteta commented on the player's abilities. He said,

"Leandro is a versatile player with high technical ability, intelligence, and experience in the Premier League and international level. He strengthens our squad.”

How much did Arsenal buy Trossard? According to Transfermarkt, the club signed the Belgian winger on a $25.7 million contract.

2. Jakub Kiwior

Polish defender Jakub Kiwior has played for GKS Tychy, Anderlecht, Podbrezova, MSK Zilina, and most recently for, Spezia Calcio. While playing for Serie A's top club, Spezia Calcio, Kiwior appeared in 43 matches and 14 matches on the international side.

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Jakub Kiwior controls the ball during the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar match between Mexico and Poland at Stadium 974 in November 2022 in Doha, Qatar. Photo by Matteo Ciambelli/DeFodi Images.
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3. Salah-Eddine Oulad M'hand

Although he suffered significant injuries in the 2021/22 season, the club had decided to recall its defender from Hull City. The defender, who returned in December 2022, is expected to reach match fitness following treatment and rehabilitation at the club.

4. Jorginho

Towards the end of the window, Jorginho, one of Italy's most valuable players, completed a $12.1 million deal with the Gunners. In an interview, Arteta praised the defensive midfielder, saying,

“Jorginho is a midfielder with intelligence, great leadership skills, Premier League and international experience. He has won in his career but still has the hunger and huge willingness to contribute. We are pleased to sign Jorginho and welcome him and his family to the club.”

5. Gabriel Jesus

In one of the club's most expensive transfer deals, Jesus completed his long-term contract with the Gunners. The established attacker completed the $56 million deal from Manchester City, where he appeared for 99 games and scored 53 goals.

6. Oleksandr Zinchenko

Ukrainian football star Oleksandr Zinchenko completed the move from Manchester City to Arsenal as the club's fifth transfer. Following the confirmation of the $37.5 million deal, Zinckenko spoke with the club and said,

"This is a boyhood dream come true because I was a massive fan when I was a kid. I am excited and cannot wait to play for this amazing club."

Who were Arsenal's transfer targets for this window?

Before the January transfer window in 2023, clubs meticulously review the most suitable players to find the best fit. Here is a list of some of Arsenal's January transfer targets for 2023.

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Arsenal's new signing Jorginho with manager Mikel Arteta (L) and Sporting Director Edu at London Colney in January 2023, in St Albans, England. Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC.
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Sergej Milinkovic-Savic


Ansu Fati


Youri Tielemans

Leicester City

Yéremy Pino


Mykhaylo Mundryk


Alex Baena



How many players are leaving Arsenal this winter? Here is a summary of players who left the club in the January window.




Transfer fee

Mattéo Guendouzi

Central midfielder

Olympique Marseille

$11.8 million

Lucas Torreira

Defensive midfielder


$6.4 million

Bernd Leno


Fulham FC

$3.8 million

Konstantinos Mavropanos


VfB Stuttgart

$3.4 million

How much has Arsenal spent during this transfer window?

Top-tier Premier League clubs have built their reputation as one of the highest-spending football clubs of all time. How much money did Arsenal spend in the last season? In 2022, the club reportedly spent over $330 million to secure new signings.

What was Arsenal's spending in this transfer window? According to Transfermarkt, although the approximate market value of all its signings was about $386 million, the club used slightly over $200 million. In addition, Arsenal's spending on departures in this window was $25.5 million.

As the Premier League title race intensifies, the latest Arsenal transfer news brings hope to fans for a victorious season. Will the new signings increase the club's odds of winning the League?

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Ciku Njuguna is a journalist with 3 year’s experience in content creation based in Kenya. She currently covers sports personnel as well as team biographies.