The Spanish midfielder will return to Real Madrid after spending two years on loan at the Emirates Stadium.
on a loan deal in July 2019. The midfielder was loaned out to the English side byReal Madrid
, who hoped to provide the player with more game time in the Premier League. However, the 24-year-old was not able to reach his best form at Arsenal. During the last two seasons, Ceballos featured in 49 league matches for Arsenal. However, the Spaniard failed to find the target and provided only five assists in his games for the Gunners. Ahead of his return to the Spanish capital, Ceballos posted an emotional farewell on hisInstagram account
“Thanks Arsenal and thanks to all Gunners for welcoming me with so much love from the very first day I wore this jersey, for letting me experience the feeling of being a Gunner and allowing me to be a part of your family all this time,”
"A complicated year - for many reasons - has come to its end. Especially for having missed the chance of living home matches in the Emirates with our supporters. Still, I assure you that I will never forget your warmth and support in every moment.
"I am sure that Arsenal, being a historic and great team, will soon be back on top, winning championships and being a reference as it is and always has been. This club, and especially its supporters, deserve it, and I am confident that they will achieve it.
“Thanks to all those people who are part of the team: coaches, kit men, medical staff, communications and marketing team, employees, managers and especially the supporters.
“I want you to know that I have always worked very hard and tried my very best for this crest and this jersey.
“I wish you all the best and the success that I'm sure will come.”
Ceballos has two years left on his six-year deal with the Blancos. The midfielder’s future at the Spanish club might be affected by
’s potential departure from the club.