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Arsenal have agreed to pay £35m to bring Valencia’s and German international Shkodran Mustafi to the Emirates stadium, according to The Guardian.
Same report went on claiming the Gunners are getting close to the purchase of Deportivo la Coruna forward Lucas Perez to Arsenal. Both deal will make Arsenal spending in the summer transfer window close to £100m mark.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been under huge pressure to boost his defensive options which attacking options as well are not quite impressive..
Long-term injuries to Per Mertesacker and Gabriel has seen the Frenchman actively in the transfer market as he’s identified the German international as his No1 target weeks ago.
There was also an earlier report claiming we’ve had a bid around £20m submitted for the German defender, who was formerly an Everton youth player before he moved to Sampdoria in 2012, the La Liga giants are consistently stating Mustafi is not for sale.
However, negotiations between Arsenal and Valencia have continued since then and agreement was believe to have finally hit the knot on Thursday.
There report according to The Guardian suggested the German World Cup winner might be set for medical before the weekend as the Gunners have agreed personal terms with Valencia.