Villarreal arrives in north London ahead of Emirates Stadium switch.
By all accounts the Brazilian centre-back Gabriel Paulista has acquired a work permit and is set for a medical ahead of his £11.3m move to join the Gunners and above is a mocked up image of how he might look in Arsenal colours (courtesy of Red London).
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So what do Arsenal fans think of this purchase? Clearly this no-nonsense La Liga man will helpfully beef up Arsene Wenger’s back-line but is Paulista of good enough quality for a side looking to win major honours?
We are after all talking about a 24 year old who hasn’t won a single national team cap.