Official: Nacho Monereal leaves Arsenal

Arsenal have officially confirmed Nacho Monreal is no longer a Gunner. He returns to Spain to sign a permanent deal with Real Sociedad.

The left-back joined us in January 2013 from Malaga. The 33-year-old won three FA Cups, three Community Shields during his stint at the Emirates.

The defender featured in 251 games scoring 10 goals and registering 20 assists.

According to the latest report from Spanish media outlet Mundo Deportivo, the Basque will club pay us just €250 thousand for the left-back. Contrary to previous reports, no preferential options will be included in the deal, although the possibility was discussed.