It’s like buses. You wait for ages … then some yobbos come along, duff you up, steal your cigarettes and walk off laughing but you know where they live and you know how to MAKE FIRE AND … I mean, two come at once.
With a deal for Lucas Perez near completion, it seems that the transfer of Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia is almost over the line too. This evening the BBC’s David Ornstein Tweeted that the Gunners will pay around £35m for the German international.
Arsenal close to agreeing deal to sign Valencia centre-back Shkodran Mustafi. #AFC will pay fee in excess of £35m for Germany international
— David Ornstein (@bbcsport_david) August 25, 2016
The deal has been in the offing for some time, but has obviously been complicated as the negotiation between the two clubs has gone on for some time.
Better late than never, or something, and there are suggestions that both deals could be completed tomorrow as the players arrive to have medicals and complete formalities.