Arsenal transfer rumours: Lucas Torreira, Andre Gomes, Ever Banega and Jack Wilshere
Last Updated: 05/07/18 9:08am
Arsenal close in on a new midfield player, as we round-up the latest transfer rumours on Thursday, July 5.
Lucas Torreira's father has described his son's impending move to Arsenal as "scary", but insists the midfielder has a good support system in place, according to reports in the Daily Mail.
The Uruguay international is currently preparing to take on France in Friday's World Cup quarter-final.
Meanwhile, Arsenal boss Unai Emery is prepared to offload first-team stars to be able to lure out-of-favour Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes to the Emirates this summer, says the Independent.
The Portuguese, 24, is understood to be surplus to requirements at the Nou Camp next season.
Elsewhere, the Gunners look set to miss out on the signing of Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega, reports Marca.
The Argentina international has opted to remain in Andalucia this summer rather than move to north London.
And finally, Jack Wilshere has held talks with West Ham United about a potential move to the club, Sky sources understand.
Wilshere is available on a free transfer after he officially left Arsenal at the end of his contract on Saturday.
Sky Sports News has been told Fenerbahce are also interested in signing Wilshere.