R nar Alex R narsson born is an Icelandic professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for French club Dijon. His father R nar Kristinsson, a former midfielder, is the only Icelander to have more than caps.. Runar Alex Runarsson has revealed just how ‘excited’ he was when Thomas Partey joined him at Arsenal this summer and says the club sent a message to the world that they are ready to . Alex Runarsson has expressed his delight at seeing Arsenal complete a deal to sign Thomas Partey before the transfer deadline last week. The Gunners were strongly linked with a . R narsson whose full name is R nar Alex R narsson played there between spells in his home country with KR Reykjavik and Dijon, whom he joined in . New Arsenal goalkeeper Alex Runarsson says he is inspired by his predecessor Emiliano Martinez. Runarsson was brought in on a .million deal from Dijon in the summer to replace outgoing number two Martinez, who joined Aston Villa on a million deal.. Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Runar Alex Runarsson from Dijon. The Icelandic international has signed a long term deal with the fee believed to be in the region of .m. The year old arrives to take the place of Emi Martinez who signed for Aston Villa last week for m.. Runar Alex Runarsson has told Goal that everyone should be inspired by Emiliano Martinez’s journey at Arsenal which culminated in a million move to Aston Villa in the summer. Martinez made the switch to Villa Park after an outstanding run as number one in Mikel Arteta’s side. It looked to be a real blow for . Arsenal have signed goalkeeper Alex Runarsson on a four year contract from Ligue club Dijon.. Goalkeeper Alex Runarsson has joined us on a four year contract from French club Dijon. The year old Iceland international full name Runar Alex Runarsson joined the Ligue club in July and made appearances for them in all competitions last season. Alex started his career with KR Reykjavik in his home country.. Alex Runarsson, , was confirmed as Emiliano Martinez’s replacement at Arsenal, after moving from French side Dijon for .million. Alex Runarsson has .