OFFICIAL: Arsenal Striker Eduardo Completes Move To Shakhtar Donetsk On Four-Year Deal

The Croatian has left the Emirates...
Arsenal striker Eduardo has completed his move to Shakhtar Donetsk on a four-year contract, the Ukrainian club has announced.

Eduardo, 27, has passed a medical and agreed a reported contract of £50,000 a week. Despite struggling to hit top form since his horrific leg break in 2008, the Ukrainian Premier League champions have beaten off interest from Aston Villa, Valencia and Olympique Lyon to wrap up a deal believed to be worth £7.5 million.

A statement on their official website read: "Today on 21 July, FC Shakhtar have signed Brazilian-born Croatian forward Eduardo Da Silva from Arsenal on a four-year contract which has been anticipated by all the international media.

"All the details were agreed tonight at Donbas Arena in Donetsk.

"Within the nearest time the newcomer will be introduced to Ukrainian media representatives as well as to the Pitmen fans."

The Croatia international centre forward had endured a season to forget after scoring just twice in 24 top flight appearances. With Marouane Chamakh brought in from Bordeaux, he has sought a fresh start in Eastern Europe.

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