Arsenal have been on the hunt for Brazilian Wideman, Willian for quite a wile now, with the player now a free agent and Arsenal able to snap him up at no cost. Mikel Arteta reportedly identified the player as an improvement to his current squad and Arsenal have since been keen to bring him to the red side of London.
Reports earlier this week claimed the deal was all but done and only awaiting an official announcement, however true those reports were, remain to be seen. Another outlet is now claiming that an official announcement will be made next week.
‘UOL’ report that Willian’s transfer to Arsenal could be announced as early as next week with Willian will signing a 3 year deal.
The negotiations were conducted by Kia Joorabchian. Edu, who has had a good relationship with Willian from his time at the Brazil team, approved the deal.