LONDON (AP) -- Arsenal has signed defender Calum Chambers from Southampton for an undisclosed fee.
The London club says Monday that the 19-year-old Chambers s signed a "long-term" contract at Arsenal.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says "the way he adapted to the Premier League last season with Southampton at a young age shows that he has tremendous quality."
Wenger says Chambers "has a lot of the attributes that we look for in a young player and I am sure that he will do well with us."
Chambers made his Premier League debut on the opening day of last season and went on to appear in 22 games.
He says "I am so happy to be signing for Arsenal. They are a team I have much admired for their playing style."