Lucas Perez transfer to Arsenal is set to be announced imminently after the Deportivo La Coruna striker passed medical assessment in London.
The Spanish forward is set to follow Shkodran Mustafi to the Emirates, with Arséne Wenger confirming both players are Arsenal players – subject to finalisation of paperwork. The duo had medicals in London on Friday and their transfers will take the Gunners spending to around £100m.
Perez will be primarily used as a centre-forward at Arsenal once he completes his move from Deportivo La Coruna for £17m, with Arsenal also paying £35m to Valencia for Mustafi.
The player has now arrived the Hearthrow airport and he will put pen to paper on a four-year a few moments from now. He will be unveiled as an Arsenal player today and will join the other players in training by Wednesday.
Lucas Perez has arrived at Heathrow Airport ahead of his move to Arsenal. pic.twitter.com/rDDIMR5crX
— Arsenal (@tomgunner14) August 29, 2016
Although, the 27-year-old was relatively unknown before he was signed but his stats are really soothing i must say and i am somewhat excited.
Welcome Peres, cant wait to see you lace your boots for Arsenal. COYG