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Arsenal Have Secured Work Permit For Gabriel Paulista According to Guillem Balague

Arsene Wenger will be celebrating as there were concerns the defender might struggle to qualify for a visa.

Respected Spanish journalist Guillem Balague has claimed that Arsenal have almost completed the signing of Gabriel Paulista with the Gunners securing the all important work permit for the Brazilian.

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There were concerns Gabriel wouldn’t qualify for a visa given he is yet to have made a full international appearance for Brazil.

However, Balague claims the Premier League side have managed to secure a permit and the deal for the centre back is almost finalised.

The Sky Sports journalist also revealed the final fee Arsenal will pay for Gabriel will be £14.1 million and that despite interest from David Moyes’ Real Sociedad, Joel Campbell will join Villarreal as part of the agreement.

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