august 18, 2012 • 01:05 PM

Arsenal sells Alex Song to Barcelona for 19 million euros

Alex Song is the second big transfer by the Spanish club for the coming season.
Foto: AFP


Arsenal says it has agreed to sell midfielder Alex Song to Barcelona, one day after Robin van Persie left the Premier League club
Barcelona says the transfer will be €19 million ($23.4 million dollars) and Song will sign a five-year contract after he travels to Spain to agree onpersonal terms and undergo a medical examination.
The Cameroon international did not feature in Saturday's 0-0 draw with Sunderland on the opening day of the Premier League season.
Arsenal sold Van Persie to Manchester United on Friday for a fee of about 24 million pounds ($38 million).