It looks like the biggest outgoing transfer from Arsenal this summer is nearly finalised as it has been revealed that Lucas Perez has already arrived in Turkey to discuss personal terms with the Istanbul giants Fenerbahce. His agent has already told the media that his client is more than willing to move to Turkey this summer.
“If Fenerbahce striker a deal with Arsenal, Lucas would be happy to wear the shirt,” Fernandez Lovelle told Turkish-Football.
“It all depends on Arsenal now but we could be happy to join Fenerbahce.”
There are also rumours that Rafael Benitez want Lucas at Newcastle but the move is unlikely as the Magpies are likely to be facing a relegation battle whereas the Spaniard is much more likely to win trophies in Turkey and will get some Champions League football as well.
Arsene Wenger must believe that the deal is close to completions as he revealed today in the pre-match conference ahead of the Community Shield on Sunday. “I don’t like to lose him…but we have main strikers and too much competition is no competition anymore,” he told reporters.
It is well known that Perez would prefer a move back to his hometown of La Coruña, but they will not meet Arsenal’s 15m euro asking price …