(Photo) Arsenal transfer news: FA Cup hero completes free transfer across London

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Crystal Palace have completed the signing of former Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini on a free transfer.

The experienced Frenchman, who won three FA Cups during two spells in North London, was released by the Gunners this summer, but has remained in London and the Premier League after accepting a contract offer from Palace.

Flamini was unveiled on social media, with Palace posting the below photo on their official Instagram account.

#CPFC are delighted to announce the signing of Mathieu Flamini! #WelcomeMathieu ??

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In total, Flamini made 168 Premier League appearances for the Gunners.

As mentioned, his biggest success came in the FA Cup, but he came very close to winning the Champions League too, only for Arsenal to lose the 2005 final to Barcelona.

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