Breaking News: Lucas Perez A Done Deal Away From The Emirate Stadium

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According to reports, Lucas Perez’s move from Arsenal to Deportivo La Coruna is edging closer before the end of the transfer window.

Arsenal began the summer demanding £13m for the striker they signed from the Spanish club last summer in a £17.1m deal.

But the Gunners are now set to accept a loan move with a modest fee.

Perez started only four matches after Christmas last season and did not start a game after the FA Cup win at Sutton in February.

Arsenal had wanted a transfer fee beyond £10m but are increasingly resigned to accepting a loan deal.

There has been interest from Valencia and Marseille but Perez is steadfast in his determination to return to Deportivo.

The Spanish club wants to do a loan deal for a fee of around £4m with a view to a future transfer.

Now report suggest Lazio have launched a late bid for the unwanted striker who was stripped off his number 9 shirt with the arrival of Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon.

However, according to TMW, Lazio are now poised to make a move to take him to Italy.

The Serie club are in need of a forward and they are ready to offer Perez a route out of Arsenal.


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