Arsenal defender Zech Medley has completed a transfer to Belgian side KV Oostende after his spell on loan at Kilmarnock last season.

The centre-back was highly-rated at Arsenal and joined Kilmarnock off the back of an impressive loan spell at Gillingham. But he was unable to help keep Kilmarnock in the cinch Premiership, the club relegated to the Championship. Medley now joins Oostende until the summer of 2025.

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Medley has opted to move abroad following his time at Kilmarnock last season.(Photo by Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images)

Medley departed Kilmarnock after the Premiership play-off final defeat to Dundee and Arsenal have opted to move him on permanently. An Oostende statement reads: “KVO has strengthened itself with the Englishman Zech Medley.

 

“The 20-year-old central defender comes from Arsenal and is considered a great talent of British football. Zech has been on our radar for a long time. He was one of our main targets in the transfer market.”

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