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Arsenal’s Sead Kolasinac joins Marseille on 18-month deal

MARSEILLE: Arsenal’s Bosnia and Herzegovina defender Sead Kolasinac has joined Marseille on a 18-month deal the French club announced on Tuesday.

Kolasinac, 28, signed a contract until June 2023 subsequent to leaving the Emirates as a free agent with his deal terminated “by mutual consent”, the Gunners announced in their own statement.

He won the FA Cup once and the Community Shield two times since showing up in north London from Schalke in 2017.

The 43- time international went through the six months of last season on loan back at the German side and has played only 270 minutes for the Gunners this term.

He becomes Marseille’s second January signing after DR Congo’s attacker Cedric Bakambu joined last week and will be introduced to the media on Thursday.