Arsenal's £26m Trossard deal: A transfer that just makes sense
So, after all the drama of the last few weeks, Arsenal finally have their new forward.
Leandro Trossard has arrived from Brighton, penning a three-and-a half year deal that contains the option of a further year.
The Belgium international may not have been Arsenal’s first choice when they entered the transfer window, but they were quick to turn to him once Chelsea had snatched away Mykhailo Mudryk.
Ultimately, it was a deal that was wrapped up within 48 hours, with Arsenal wasting little time to secure the 28-year-old once they opened talks with Brighton.
The move has divided opinion amongst Arsenal fans, many of whom were hoping to see a young, big-money winger arrive in the mould of a Mudryk or Moussa Diaby from Bayer Leverkusen.
Trossard may not be a trophy signing that can be used to taunt rival supporters on social media, but there are several reasons to suggest he is another smart piece of business by the Gunners...