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Wait… are Arsenal on the verge of signing TWO players?!

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In slightly unbelievable news, it seems that Arsenal are on the verge of making not one, but TWO signings.

Arsenal have had bids accepted today for Mustafi (£35m) as well as Perez (£17m). Total spending on fees this window is now close to £100m

— Jeremy Wilson (@JWTelegraph) August 25, 2016

And it looks as though one of those is an actual striker, in the form of Deportivo La Coruna’s Lucas Perez.

Arsenal have reached an agreement with Deportivo La Coruna to sign Lucas Perez, according to @bbcsport_david. pic.twitter.com/H2HrgGpRh4

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) August 25, 2016

Yes, wake up Arsenal fans! A striker! A real one!

Arsenal fans reading Arsene Wenger is close to signing Lucas Perez from Deportivo #AFC [@Matt_Lawton_DM] pic.twitter.com/fjOHnnsblJ

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) August 25, 2016

With the fee reported at around £17 million, Perez is something of a bargain option (yes, £17m counts as a real deal these days!) – but hey, who can afford to throw money around in today’s economy?

Lucas perez for £17m is absolutely a better bargain than getting lacazette at €60m

— T R A P S O U L (@The_andres_west) August 26, 2016

The modern-day scouting report is the YouTube compilation video – everything seems in order here.

The soundtrack on Lucas Perez's YouTube compilation is superb. Sign him up.

— Andy Ha (@_AndyHa) August 24, 2016

Meanwhile, Arsenal look like they’ll finally add a centre back in the form of Shkodran Mustafi – but not before departing with a hefty sum of money.

Valencia did not want to lose Mustafi and said no to the original €18m offer from Arsenal. But the last offer of €40m has convinced them

— Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) August 25, 2016

But everyone pays too much for footballers these days, don’t they?

Just read 'paying over the odds for Mustafi' but when Manchester clubs or Chelsea do it it's right investment or market is inflated. OK.

— Ap (@TweetofArsenal) August 26, 2016

It looks like it could be a pretty good deal for Arsenal for a number of reasons.

Delighted Mustafi is signing and equally that Chambers will go on loan. Think Calum can make it, still so young, will learn a lot on loan

— Oli Price-Bates (@OliPriceBates) August 25, 2016

Mustafi and Koscielny would be a solid CB partnership.

— Craig (@MagicMartial) August 26, 2016

With two games gone though, is it all too little too late from Wenger?

Good planning is getting deals done before poss blowing 9 points. In fairness, not just Arsenal. But clubs who buy early tend to do better

— John Cross (@johncrossmirror) August 26, 2016

Time will tell, but for now Arsenal fans, enjoy!

When you hear Arsenal have agreed a fee for a striker and centre back pic.twitter.com/RthG5rpkW0

— Ben King (@bennkingg_) August 25, 2016

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