Official : West Bromwich Albion confirm deal for Kieran Gibbs
West Bromwich Albion have officially confirmed that they have completed the deal to sign Left back Kieran Gibbs from Arsenal for a reported fee of £7m. The 27-year-old has signed a four-year contract at The Hawthorns, where he will wear the number three shirt. The left back had previously been linked with a move to Watford which had broken down as the club had failed to agree personal terms with the player. so West Brom rekindled their earlier interest, and this time were able to get a deal over the line. Kieran Gibbs made over 200 appearances for Arsenal, but despite his early potential struggled to retain a regular place in Arsene Wenger’s starting XI in the last couple of seasons and he is expected to be the first of several departures from the Emirates before Thursday’s transfer deadline. Now Gibbs has also confirmed the move on his official twitter account praising manager Arsene Wenger in the process for giving him the chance to represent his boyhood club.