Arsenal have agreed a deal with Porto in the region of €35m + add ons. He is set to sign a contract until 2027. Let’s take a look at what he can bring to the Gunners.
Fábio Vieira is a 22-year-old Portuguese midfielder who plays for Portuguese Primeira Liga club Porto. The left-footed playmaker has contributed 7 goals and 16 assists in 39 appearances this season. He averages 0.9 assists per 90 mins this season.
Fabio is a product of Porto’s famous youth academy. He made his first team debut for Porto on the 6th of October in 2020. That season he made 8 appearances for the first team, contributing 2 goals and 1 assist.
In his first 2 seasons Porto liked to use him on the wing, especially at RW. In the 21/22 season he showcased what he can do in a moral central position as he was usually deployed in the attacking midfielder position.
Fabio is set piece specialist and will always be a goal threat from dead ball situations.
But one of his best attributes is his dribbling and control of the ball. He uses quick movements to beat his opponents and he makes it look effortless.