ARSENAL finished off a terrific transfer window, with the arrivals of David Luiz and Kieran Tierney on deadline day.
And Aubameyang got them off to the perfect start with a scrappy victory against Newcastle United and is looking forward to linking up with Nicolas Pepe following his debut – but the Gunners are still looking to get Shkodran Mustafi off the books.
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ARSENAL fans celebrated Alex Iwobi's £40million switch to Everton as the best business of the summer – but computer boffins claim otherwise.
Shocking new statistics show that Unai Emery's should have demanded £46million for the Nigerian winger.
The Toffees confirmed the signing of the 23-year-old on deadline day after an initial bid of £30m was rejected.
Arsenal fans thought they had come up trumps as Iwobi scored just 11 goals in 100 league appearances for them.
But London-based investment company Carteret Analytics have a formula that proves Everton bagged themselves a bargain.
LIVERPOOL, Tottenham and Manchester City are facing more frustration over the early transfer window closure.
The three clubs have been the loudest voices urging Premier League chiefs to align their deadline with the rest of Europe, where clubs had up to 24 more days to trade.
England’s date was brought forward after protests from bosses such as City’s Pep Guardiola about the uncertainty caused by the September cut-off.
In November, a vote to revert to the previous deadline saw only nine of the 20 top-flight clubs in favour.
Even if Liverpool and Spurs, for example, have swapped sides — and the managers’ views may not be shared at board level — it needs 14 clubs to agree a change of rules.
No new vote has been scheduled although a debate is expected.
Acting Prem chief exec Richard Masters will leave it to the clubs to decide — but there is a feeling from some that they should not be “bullied” by the Big Six.
AINSLEY MAITLAND-NILES got the seal of approval for his assist to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang against Newcastle.
STEVE SIDWELL fears Premier League players will soon need bodyguards just to go shopping.
Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac have security guards and dogs patrolling their homes after being caught in a gang feud.
The two Arsenal players were attacked by knife-wielding car-jackers in North London last month, with Kolasinac chasing off the thugs.
It is understood that two men were arrested last Thursday after an altercation with their security staff – but the two stars will miss more matches.
Sidwell warned: “A lot of the players have these dogs and on one command they’re on the attack. Bobby (Zamora) was one of the first to get one and asked me to come over.
“You put on the arm guard and the big shoulder, and he then comes out with the two dogs, says a command and they’re off the leash and on your arm. They drag you down.”
AS of this week, Alexis Sanchez will have banked £41MILLION in wages from Manchester United.
That works out at £8.2m for each of the five goals he has scored for the club since switching from Arsenal in January 2018.
To say Manchester City dodged a bullet is a real understatement.
Alarm bells should have been ringing at Old Trafford when it was clear Sanchez was going to the club that would pay him the most.
They certainly did at the Etihad, which is why they left the way open for his move to the red half of the City.
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