Lucas Perez Personally Confirm Deal For Everton

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Arsenal currently have four strikers playing in the first team. Everton has been linked with three of them. The most recent link with an Arsenal striker involves Lucas Perez, a player that Arsene Wenger purchased but apparently have no plans for him, which looks absurd as the player impressed when given the opportunity last season.

Perez joins Olivier Giroud and Danny Welbeck on the list of Arsenal players Everton have been looking to secure their signature this summer, and he is actually a good player. He found the net 17 times and provided a further 8 assists (off 1.7 open play key passes per 90) in his last season in Spain:

In 136 Champions League minutes last season, Perez scored 3 goals and 2 assists, and bagged a Premier League goal even though Wenger spread his 265 league minutes across ten appearances (one start).

Being originally from A Coruna, the player probably wants to go home and return to Deportivo, but if he doesn’t, he’s good enough to start for Everton as it is currently made up.