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With 2 goals, Perez finally announces arrival at West Ham
LONDON (AP) — Lucas Perez turned the back of his jersey to West Ham's jubilant fans and pointed to his name.
After a rather anonymous start to his career at the London club, West Ham fans are much more aware of the Spanish forward after his game-changing display against Cardiff in the Premier League on Tuesday.
Wenger feels sorry for forgotten man Perez
LONDON (AP) — Two English Premier League starts.
Nine appearances as a substitute.
One league goal.
Not a first season in England that Lucas Perez hoped for.
Arsenal's out-of-favor striker, reportedly unhappy at his lack of playing time, has been linked with a move back to his home country Spain.
Manager Arsene Wenger, who spent over 17 million pounds to sign Perez from Deportivo La Coruna in August, has sympathy.
Giroud caps hot streak by spearheading Arsenal comeback
LONDON (AP) — Olivier Giroud rescued Arsenal from embarrassment at Bournemouth, taking center stage for the London club yet again with his third game-changing contribution in nine days.
With Arsenal three goals down entering the final 20 minutes, Giroud spearheaded a stirring fightback on the south coast in the Premier League.
Giroud leads Arsenal comeback to salvage draw at Bournemouth
BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Olivier Giroud headed a late equalizer after setting up two goals to complete Arsenal's second-half fightback at Bournemouth, salvaging a 3-3 draw for his side in an engrossing Premier League game on Tuesday.
Bournemouth stunned Arsenal in an electric 20-minute opening, with Charlie Daniels netting and Callum Wilson scoring a penalty. Arsenal's troubles on the south coast deepened in the 58th minute when Ryan Fraser put the ball through goalkeeper Petr Cech's legs.
Arsenal routs Basel 4-1 to win Champions League group
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Arsenal easily beat Basel 4-1 to finish a surprise winner of its Champions League group on Tuesday, powered by a hat trick from little-used forward Lucas Perez.
Getting a rare start, the Spanish forward gave Arsenal a three-goal lead by the 47th minute as the visitors coasted to victory.
Arsenal unexpectedly finished atop Group A, rising above Paris Saint-Germain which drew 2-2 at home to winless Ludogorets Razgrad.
Arsenal loses Lucas Perez for up to 8 weeks
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says forward Lucas Perez is out for up to eight weeks with ankle ligament damage.
Perez was hurt in the 2-0 win over Reading in the League Cup on Tuesday.
The Spanish forward has been on the fringes of the team since joining from Deportivo La Coruna in August for a reported fee of 17 million pounds (then $22.3 million).
Arsenal signs Perez, Mustafi, as Hart set for Man City exit
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal strengthened its squad by signing striker Lucas Perez from Deportivo La Coruna and Germany defender Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia on the next-to-last day of Europe's transfer window on Tuesday.
England goalkeeper Joe Hart's departure from Manchester City looked to move closer after he appeared with a Torino shirt after visiting the Italian club.
Arsenal close to signing defender, striker
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is close to ending his search for a central defender and striker, saying Friday the club is working on deals to sign Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia and Lucas Perez from Deportivo La Coruna.
Wenger said he is "99 percent confident" of completing the signings before Europe's summer transfer window shuts late Wednesday.