Spanish forward Lucas Perez is joining us from Deportivo La Coruna.
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The 27-year-old enjoyed a prolific season in La Liga in 2015/16. He scored 19 goals in all competitions, including 17 in the league. This included a spell when he scored seven goals in seven successive games, matching the record of former Brazilian striker Bebeto. He also scored in the opening game of this La Liga campaign, against Eibar.
Lucas began his career in Spain with Atletico Madrid C and then Rayo Vallecano. Spells with Karpaty Lviv in Ukraine and PAOK in Greece followed, before he returned to his home region of Galicia with Deportivo La Coruna in 2014.
We’re delighted to welcome Lucas to the club and please stay close to Arsenal.com for confirmation of his squad number.
The deal is subject to the completion of regulatory processes.
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