BRENTFORD have finished the £18million signing of former Arsenal goal Aaron Hickey.
The Gunners chased the Scotland global full-back previous in the summertime, as they sought duvet for his compatriot Kieran Tierney.
Aaron Hickey has signed a four-year contract with BrentfordCredit score: Instagram @brentfordfc
The Scotland global popped up at Brentford’s pleasant conflict with Boreham PicketCredit score: Twitter @BrentfordFC
It’s Brentford, alternatively, who’ve received the race to prise him from Serie A facet Bologna.
Upon signing a four-year contract with the Bees, Hickey popped up at his new aspect’s pre-season pleasant towards Boreham Picket.
Brentford boss Thomas Frank is overjoyed to have crushed off pageant to signal considered one of his best goals.
He informed the membership’s legit site: “I’m more than happy that we’ve got controlled to signal Aaron.
“What he has already completed in his profession could be very spectacular. He’s simplest 20 and has performed a complete season in Scotland in addition to nearly two seasons in Serie A.
“We predict that Aaron is a participant with nice attainable, who already has an outstanding selection of video games at a excellent stage beneath his belt.
“We consider that we’ve got confirmed we’re a excellent membership for gamers to maximize their attainable. We predict we will be able to lend a hand him be even higher.
“Aaron is an extraordinary factor in trendy soccer in that he’s similarly excellent with each ft.
“He’s technically very sound and is excellent when he has the ball in tight spaces.
“He’s an attacking full-back that has excellent creativity, he is a brilliant crosser of the ball, and scored objectives in Serie A final 12 months.
“Having performed two years in Italy, we all know he’s going to have excellent defensive characteristics.
“There are spaces to support and we’re having a look ahead to having him with us so we will be able to be a part of his construction as a participant.”
Hickey, 20, burst onto the scene as a 16-year-old with Hearts.
After 34 appearances for the Jambos he grew to become down Bayern Munich to signal for Bologna in a £1.5m deal.
He temporarily become a normal in Serie A, enjoying 48 occasions and scoring 5 objectives over two seasons in Italy.
Hickey broke into the Scotland nationwide workforce previous this 12 months and has thus far earned 4 caps.