You could dub the transfer tale of Arsenal as “good riddance to bad rubbish’.
After the signing of Granit Xhaka earlier in the summer, Wenger failed to build on the signing of other experienced players as expected but he seem to have his leg on gears right now.
Reports surfaced yesterday that Arsenal have landed Deportivo striker Lucas Perez and that we are in advanced talks with Valencia for a 35million Pounds deal for Mustafi. This steered excitement within fan base of Arsenal but does business have to be left this late?
When asked about the duo, Wenger said: ‘ We are working on the deals, but we are not close enough to announce today,” he said.
‘Will we sign anyone before the window closes? I’m 99 per cent confident.’
German international and Valencia centre-back Mustafi, 24, will be brought in to solve Wenger’s defensive nightmare, where he has lost both Gabriel Paulista and Per Mertesacker to injury.
It’s believed both stars are flying into England today, with BBC journalist David Ornstein reporting the duo will undergo their medicals this afternoon