Confirmed: Nottingham Forest sign Carl Jenkinson from Arsenal

Carl Jenkinson

Nottingham Forest sign Carl Jenkinson from Arsenal

Nottingham Forest and Arsenal have both confirmed the news.

27-year-old defender Carl Jenkinson has left the Gunners to move to the City Ground.

Martin O’Neill has signed Jenkinson on a three-year contract.

Jenkinson has previously had loan spells at West Ham and Birmingham City.

How much did Nottingham Forest pay for Carl Jenkinson?

Nottingham Forest simply reported that the fee for Jenkinson was “undisclosed”.

However, according to Football London reporter James Benge, Arsenal received around 2 million pounds for the surplus defender.

How Arsenal said goodbye to Carl Jenkinson

Following Laurent Koscielny’s departure, Carl Jenkinson became Arsenal’s longest serving player, having joined the club from Charlton in 2011.

However, one day later, Jenkinson’s title has gone.

For the record, the honour of Arsenal’s longest serving player now rests with Nacho Monreal.

Meanwhile, Arsenal posted the following message to Jenkinson on the club’s website:

Carl Jenkinson has joined Championship side Nottingham Forest on a permanent deal.

We would like to thank Carl for his contribution to the club and everyone at Arsenal wishes him all the best for his future.

Also see: Arsenal: Celtic’s Kieran Tierney injury boost & Mohamed Elneny to join Galatasaray.

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