All the latest Arsenal transfer news and rumours as they happen in our live blog.
The north Londoners have wasted no time so far in the summer transfer window, spending in excess of £80 million on four first-team players.
Marquee signing Gabriel Jesus has been joined by Portuguese youngster Fabio Vieira, experienced shot-stopper Matt Turner and Brazilian winger Marquinhos at the Emirates Stadium.
Still, the Gunners don’t appear to be finished their business just yet, with the likes of Lyon star Lucas Paqueta, Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko and Anderlecht starlet Sergio Gomez all linked with a move to Mikel Arteta’s men over the last few days.
On the pitch, Arsenal get their United States tour underway this weekend when they take on Everton on Sunday before facing Orlando City and Chelsea later this month.
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According to Standard Sport, Arsenal are interested in young Chelsea defender Levi Colwill.
According to The Independent, via HITC, Arsenal summer signing Gabriel Jesus has already made a substantial impact around the club, with the Brazilian’s ability exceeding some people’s expectations.
Arsenal defender William Saliba will ask to leave the club if he isn’t guaranteed a starting spot, according to The Independent.
La Liga side Atletico Madrid and Ligue 1 outfit Marseille are said to be interested in signing Saliba in this summer’s transfer window and the young defender will ask to leave the Gunners if manager Mikel Arteta fails to guarantee him a starting place ahead of the 2021/22 campaign.
Transfer guru Fabrizio Romano has claimed that he expects Arsenal to target a winger in the coming days.
Speaking about the Gunners on the Que Golazo YouTube channel, he said: “I expect Arsenal to move for a new winger in the coming days or weeks.”
Granit Xhaka is happy with Arsenal’s transfer business so far this summer, especially with the signing of Gabriel Jesus.
“Xhaka said:”Every player we signed that has had this experience are bringing something more than only games and wins, they are bringing the mentality of winning something.
Arsenal defender William Saliba could leave the club if he is not guaranteed a starting place in Mikel Arteta’s team next season, according to MailOnline.
Saliba is attracting interest from clubs across Europe with Marseille and Atletico Madrid keen to sign the promising defender.
According to Diario de Sevilla, both Leeds and Sevilla have expressed their interest in signing Pepe, who is valued by Arsenal at around £25m. Leeds are looking to sign a replacement for Raphinha who is set to join Barcelona after snubbing approaches from the Gunners, Chelsea and Tottenham.
Rumours are circulating on social media that Bayern Munich winger Leroy Sane is a transfer target for Arsenal.
Arsenal transfer target Sergio Gomez has an injury that could see the Spaniard miss the start of the 2022/23 season.
The Anderlecht defender has been linked with a move to the Emirates and is seen as an alternative to Oleksandr Zinchenko.
11:53Sam Hill.Gnabry ends transfer interest.
Former Arsenal forward Serge Gnabry has ended transfer speculation over the German’s future after signing a new long-term deal with Bayern Munich, as per The Athletic.
Gnabry’s new deal is set to be signed in the coming day after his previous contract was due to expire next summer.
11:36Sam Hill.Zinchenko statOleksandr Zinchenko has faced Arsenal on five occasions with Manchester City and been on the winning side every time.
Arsenal have a back-up plan to replace William Saliba this summer following claims he will not sign a new contract at the Emirates, as per the Mirror.
Chelsea talented defender Levi Colwill is Arsenal’s preference to sign as a replacement should Saliba leave the club, but face competition from Crystal Palace and three other clubs.
Arsenal u23s talent Omari Hutchinson is reportedly set to join Premier League rivals Chelsea after completing a medical with the Blues.
Understand Chelsea set to complete the signing of Arsenal’s Omari Hutchinson after the 18-year old completed his medical at the club.
Lucas Paqueta can learn a valuable lesson from Lyon teammate Houssem Aouar amid Arsenal’s interest in the Brazilian midfielder.
The 24-year-old is now set to miss out on a move the Premier League after Arsenal never renewed their interest, with Real Betis interested in Aouar.
Former Arsenal transfer target and Lyon playmaker Houssem Aouar is still hoping the Gunners come in with a bid for him this summer.
Aouar saw a move to the Emirates collapse two years ago, as per The Mirror and Arsenal haven’t returned with a new bid since.
Manchester United have beaten Arsenal in the race to sign Lisandro Martinez from Ajax according to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano.
Lisandro Martínez to Manchester United, here we go! Full agreement in place between Man United and Ajax for package up to €55m. Lisandro will sign until 2027, documents now approved.
08:57Sam Hill.Zinchenko talks ‘advancing’Manchester City are still targeting Marc Cucurella, no changes – talks will enter into important stages in case Oleksandr Zinchenko joins Arsenal.
Arsenal defender Auston Trusty looks set to join Birmingham City on-loan for the 2022/23 season, according to Birmingham Live.
The 23-year-old was signed by the Gunners in January this year and will join the Championship side to gain first team experience.
A report from The Independent suggests Arsenal would be willing to part ways with Gabriel for a fee in the region of £50million.
Juventus are interested in signing the Brazilian defender as a replacement for Matthijs de Ligt, who looks set to join Bayern Munich after snubbing Chelsea.
07:58Aaron Catterson-Reid.Gomez interestArsenal are exploring options for new left back with Anderlecht’s Sérgio Gomez and Oleksandr Zinchenko in the club’s list.