Arsenal sign Polish teenager Krystian Bielik


London: Arsenal have made their first signing of the January transfer window, bringing in Poland youth international Krystian Bielik from Legia Warsaw.

The English Premier League club did not disclose a fee for Bielik, but British media reported he cost 2.5 million pounds ($3.8 million).

The 17-year-old Bielik can play as a holding midfielder or as a center back, and is set to work initially with Arsenal’s Under-21 side with a view to progression through to the senior squad.