Arsenal transfer news and rumours
Transfer news, rumours and gossip from the Emirates Stadium
By Sky Sports Football
Last Updated: 03/06/20 8:17am
The latest transfer news and gossip on the players linked with Arsenal - and those who could leave the club.
The latest players linked with a move to Arsenal...
Victor Osimhen - Arsenal and Tottenham target Osimhen has been the subject of multiple offers according to Lille president Gerard Lopez (Daily Mail, June 1); Arsenal are eyeing Lille ace Osimhen as a potential replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Daily Express, May 29)
Odsonne Edouard - Arsenal are keen to sign young Celtic striker Edouard - but the recent hiatus may put paid to that (Football.London, June 1)
Federico Bernardeschi - Juventus winger Bernardeschi is eyeing a move to the Premier League this summer with Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal all monitoring the situation (Gazzetta dello Sport, June 1)
Philippe Coutinho - Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta wants to strengthen his squad this summer, but the club are unsure about a move for Barcelona star Coutinho as a replacement for Mesut Ozil due to the player's wages (football.london, May 30).
Arsenal have been offered the chance to sign Coutinho with Bayern Munich unlikely to extend his loan spell (Sky Sports, May 26); Arsenal are set to begin talks with the Barcelona midfielder over the prospect of a move to the Emirates (Le10Sport, May 25)
Ryan Fraser - Arsenal and Spurs transfer target Fraser has been linked with a surprise move to Galatasary (Daily Mail, May 29); Arsenal believe they are frontrunners in the race to sign Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser on a free contract when his deal with the south coast club expires this summer, despite him preferring to join Tottenham. (Daily Star, May 27)
Adrien Rabiot - Arsenal have reportedly entered negotiations over a move to sign Rabiot, as Juventus bid to raise funds for a possible swoop for Manchester United's Paul Pogba (Mirror, May 22); Rabiot wants to leave Juventus after a year in Turin, with Arsenal adding to the increasing suitors for his signature (CalcioMercarto, May 14)
Thomas Partey - Atletico Madrid midfielder Partey has made it clear he would like to move to Arsenal and is hoping a deal can be struck between the clubs (Daily Telegraph, May 5); Arsenal have held talks with Atletico Madrid to sign Partey, but a £43m asking price is proving a stumbling block (Sunday Express, May 3); The Atletico Madrid star has denied his father's claim that the Gunners were in negotiations to sign him (Daily Mirror, April 24); Arsenal have opened talks with the midfielder, according to his father (Daily Mail, April 23); Arsenal are facing the prospect of missing out on their top target after Atletico Madrid's latest contract offer promises to double his wages (Daily Star, April 21).
Arsenal are ready to offer Alexandre Lacazette as part of a deal to secure the services of the midfielder (Sun On Sunday, April 19); Arsenal have submitted a £43m bid to sign Partey (Daily Express, April 15); Arsenal and Manchester United face competition to sign Partey after Inter Milan and Roma joined the race for the Atletico star (Daily Mirror, April 11).
Other players recently linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium...
- Willian (Telegraph, May 27)
- Raul Jimenez (Tuttosport, May 25)
- Nicolas Tagliafico (The Sun, May 23)
- Kaan Kurt (The Sun, May 23)
- Domagoj Vida (Daily Express, May 22).
- Manuel Akanji (The Sun, May 21).
- Justin Kluivert (Corriere dello Sport, May 20).
- Moussa Diaby (Daily Mirror, May 20).
- Rafinha (Daily Star, May 28)
- Neto (Metro, May 17)
- Orkun Kokcu (The Sun, May 20).
- Dayot Upamecano (Sport 1, May 11; Bleacher Report, May 5)
- Dani Ceballos (AS, April 29; El Confidencial, May 12)
- Mauro Icardi (The Sun, May 9)
- George Lewis (Daily Mirror, May 9; Goal, May 8)
- Angelo Stiller (Daily Star, May 6)
- Sergio Reguilon (The Sun, May 4; Star, April 30)
- Emmanuel Dennis (Daily Mail, May 18)
- Eray Comert (The Sun, May 13)
The latest players linked with an Arsenal exit…
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - Arsenal will keep Aubameyang until the end of his contract if they cannot get more than £20m for the striker (The Sun, June 3).
Arsenal are yet to offer a new deal to Aubameyang as the club captain's contract at the Emirates Stadium continues to tick down (ESPN, June 2); PSG are "negotiating an agreement" with Arsenal in the region of 38m euros for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as his contract winds down (Todofichajes, May 24); Napoli want to bring Aubameyang to Italy this summer with his contract drawing towards its end (CalcioNapoli, May 14); Real Madrid have set Arsenal a June 15 deadline for a decision over the striker (Sunday Mirror, May 10).
Arsenal will sell the Gabon striker for £30m as they do not want him to leave on a free transfer (Sun, April 29); Aubameyang has been talking to Inter Milan stars ahead of a potential summer San Siro switch, according to reports (Sun On Sunday, April 26).
David Luiz - Arsenal are ready to offer Luiz a new one-year extension - but it could be on reduced terms (Daily Mirror, June 2); Luiz wants to extend his stay at Arsenal despite being out of contract and there is a "very high chance" it will happen, says his agent (Sky Sports News, June 1)
Arsenal are considering making a contract offer to David Luiz on reduced terms to his current deal (Sunday Telegraph, May 31); Luiz's brief spell at Arsenal could be coming to an end with the Brazilian out of contract next month and no negotiations over a new deal planned. (Sky Sports News, May 27); The Brazilian defender has opened the door on a return to Benfica when his Arsenal contract ends next summer. (Daily Star, May 23)
Other players recently linked with a move away from the Gunners...
- Alexandre Lacazette (The Sun, May 31; Express, May 21)
- Ainsley Maitland-Miles (Daily Star Sunday, May 24)
- Lucas Torreira (Daily Star, May 16)
- Henrikh Mkhitaryan (The Sun, May 12).
- Mesut Ozil (Fanatik, May 12; SportX, May 5)
- Nicolas Pepe (Bleacher Report, May 5).
- Bukayo Saka (Sunday Mirror, April 26; The Sun, March 9)
- Emiliano Martinez (Daily Mirror, April 14)
- Hector Bellerin (The Boot Room, April 7; Daily Mirror, April 10)