For those that have lost the hope that Arsenal will not bolster the squad before the close of the window, they are in for pleasant days.
According to latest reports, Valencia have signed the replacement of Arsenal bound Shkodran Mustafi. The report stated that Sidnei is currently having his medicals with the Los Che after Deportivo agreed a fee for the player with Valencia.
After dilly dallying about the deal, Arsenal have agreed to pay 35million Pounds for Mustafi and the player is expected to undergo medical today.
The player has been flown to London for Medicals, reports Skysports.
Speaking ahead of the La Liga clash, the coach of Valencia Ayestaran all-but confirmed the move.
He Said “A week ago the offer wasn’t enough to get Mustafi but now the offer is considerable.
“We have an adequate replacement.”
There is currently a dearth of quality centre backs at Arsenal at the moment. We are currently without Per Mertesacker and Gabriel Paulista who are nursing long-term injuries.
Wenger had initially bid £20 million for the Germany international but Valencia ended all possibilities of a deal by stating that the defender was not for sale. Now Arsenal has made a bid of over £35 million which has finally convinced the Spanish club to sell
He has signed a five year contract and will be earning £100k-a-week.