Arsenal on Monday announced the signing of a new goalkeeper, Alex Runarsson, ahead of their Premier League clash with Liverpool on September 28. Runarsson joined the Gunners from French club, Dijon. Arsenal stated this in a statement via the club’s official website. The statement reads: “Goalkeeper Alex Runarsson has joined us on a four-year contract from French club Dijon.” Reacting, Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta told the club’s official website: “We want to create healthy competition for places, and we look forward to seeing Alex bring further depth to the goalkeeping position.” Runarsson, 25, will wear the number 13 shirt for Arsenal. The Iceland international made 13 appearances in all competitions for Dijon last season.