Arsenal has successfully completed their fourth signing at the last moment of the transfer window this summer. They have bought Valencia centre back Shkodran Mustafi for £35 million fee reportedly and the agreement is made for next five years. Before that was confirmed, they secured their 3rd signing Lucas Perez from Spanish side Deportivo La Coruna with an undisclosed fee but to be believed almost £17 million.
However, Shkodran Mustafi is a German international player who played for Germany national team since 2014 and since then made twelve appearances and netted just once. He is considered as one of the best defender in Germany as well as one of the best centre back all over the Europe nowadays.
The Gunners boss Arsene Wenger was keen to him since the beginning of the transfer window this summer and tabled his first proposal almost one month earlier. But the Valencia did not want to lose him and ask a high price for his transfer. At last, the both clubs have finally come to a conclusion over the fee.
Couple of days ago, Wenger stated that the German international is going for medical and yesterday which was just one day before the transfer window close, Arsenal have announced officially that the transfer has successfully completed.
Now, Wenger is very delighted to have this German defender to his side and he already stated that the player is very experienced in his side and would bring a good future to their club. So, the boss of the Gunners also hopes that they would probably strong enough this season than last season when they unfortunately failed to win Premier League title and became 2nd in position. So, they are desperate and do not want to lose this time. So, to ensure this fact, they have to strengthen their defense and German player would an asset in the Gunners defence line.
Shkodran Mustafi has played for two different league in his career which are Spanish La Liga and Italian Serie A and the amazing matter is that he was successful with that two clubs. Now, he has a chance to prove himself again in Premier League where he also spent three season with English club Everton but failed to play any competition with them. So, he is almost new in English league but also familiar with their environment.
Through this former Valencia player, the Gunners has almost completed their summer transfer and now it is the best time for them to keep moving towards the 2016/17 Premier League title.