Jakub Kiwior: Meet New Arsenal Defender’s Partner Twerking Champion Claudia Kowalczyk

Jakub Kiwior: Meet New Arsenal Defender’s Partner Twerking Champion Claudia Kowalczyk

  • Jakub Kiwior has joined Arsenal on a long-term contract from Serie A Spezia
  • Kiwior, a defender, was part of Poland's team that reached the round of 16 at the Qatar World Cup
  • The centre-back is engaged to a twerking champion who has a sizeable following on Instagram

Arsenal have completed the signing of Jakub Kiwior from Serie A side Spezia on a four- and half-year deal.

Kiwior is expected to boost Mikel Arteta's defensive options as the Gunners continue with their hunt for their first English Premier League title since 2004.

Jakub Kiwior, Claudia Kowalczyk, Arsenal
Jakub Kiwior during his unveiling on January 23rd. Photo by Stuart MacFarlane.
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Arriving with the 22-year-old in North London is his striking fiancee Claudia Kowalczyk. The duo were seen at the Emirates Stadium on January 22nd as Arsenal beat Manchester United in a thrilling game.

Kiwior's partner

The Sun reports that Kiwior is engaged to the 30-year-old after proposing to her in late 2021. Even more interestingly, Claudia's Instagram bio states that she is a twerk champion having won the award in Germany in 2017.

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She was also a semifinalist at the European Twerk championships of 2018. She has a following of slightly over 50,0000 followers on Instagram where she regularly updates her twerk workshops.

Speaking during his unveiling, Arteta expressed his satisfaction with the club bolstering his options.

"It’s great that Jakub is joining us. He’s a young versatile defender who has shown huge potential and qualities with Spezia in Serie A, and also at the international level with Poland," as quoted by the club's website.

He becomes the second January arrival after Leandro Trossard joined from Brighton.

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Sports Brief has reported that former Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas has praised Trossard and revealed what he will offer to the Gunners and also advised Arteta on moving forward in the transfer market

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Arsenal paid £27m for the 28-year-old Belgian after missing out on £88m Mykhailo Mudryk, and he made his debut off the bench against Manchester United.

Fabregas was full of praise for the former Brighton man in his cameo against Manchester United and said he is better than what people think he is.

Source: Sports Brief News