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[Video] Watch Arsenal’s latest new signing score two classy goals
Arsenal’s latest new recruit, Takuma Asano, scored twice for Sanfrecce Hiroshima at the weekend shortly after his impending move to north London was confirmed.
We announced last week that we’ve agreed a deal to sign the Japanese youngster once the J-League season is over and Asano was unveilled as a press conference where he posed with an Arsenal scarf.
The 21-year-old was in action on Saturday night and showed Arsenal fans a glimpse of what he’s capable of after getting himself on the score-sheet twice during a 4-2 loss at home to Kashima Antlers.
With Hiroshima already 2-0 down, Asano pulled one back with a lovely finish shortly after half-time before he grabbed another in the 82nd minute with a superb finish in to the top corner.
He may not be the world class striker we’re all waiting for, but Asano looks to be a bright talent and hopefully he can enjoy a year or two out on loan before trying to force his way in to Wenger’s first team plans at Arsenal.
Check out his goals here: