Japan international Takehiro Tomiyasu was not in the Arsenal team that lost to English Championship giants Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup. The Japan national team defender missed the Nottingham Forest game in their FA Cup due to a tight calf.
Premier League heavyweights Arsenal have completed the signing of Japan international defender Takehiro Tomiyasu. 22-year-old Tomiyasu signed for the Gunners on transfer deadline day on the back of the club agreeing a fee with Bologna in the Italian Serie A. Arsenal and Bologna reportedly agreed a fee of £19.8m ($27.2m), add-ons inclusive, for the Japan national team defender.