Arsenal Defender Gabriel Paulista Granted Work-Permit Ahead Of Imminent Transfer

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Arsenal look set to complete the deal today after being given the green light…

The Home Office have given Arsenal work-permit blessing as Gabriel Paulista arrives in London for his medical ahead of a now imminent £11.3m move to the Emirates, reports the Telegraph.

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A major concern for Arsenal ahead of their proposed move for Paulista was issues surrounding the defender getting a work-permit, however the Gunners have finally received formal approval from the Home Office.

It is therefore only a matter of time before the deal is confirmed, with an £11.3m fee being agreed with Villarreal and the 24 year old undergoing a medical in London.

The Brazilian will be Arsene Wenger’s second-signing of this transfer window, after Krystian Bielik, and will likely be the last for this month.

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