Arsenal Transfer News and Rumours – Latest Football Signings
Below is the list of latest players linked with a move to Arsenal FC
Philippe Coutinho – Arsenal have been offered the chance to sign Philippe 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)
Kaan Kurt – Arsenal and Chelsea are both tracking the 18-year-old, who is playing for Borussia Monchengladbach II in the fourth tier of German football. (The Sun, May 23)
Domagoj Vida – Arsenal are reportedly weighing up a summer move for the Besiktas centre-back, who could be available for as little as £6m in the upcoming transfer window (Daily Express, May 22).
Manuel Akanji – Arsenal are lining up the Borussia Dortmund centre-back for £25m after opening talks in January (The Sun, May 21).
Justin Kluivert – Arsenal could sign the winger from Roma in a swap deal that would see Henrikh Mkhitaryan go the other way, (Corriere dello Sport, May 20).
Moussa Diaby – Arsenal have reportedly made contact with the agent of the Bayer Leverkusen winger over a potential transfer (Daily Mirror, May 20).
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)
Raul Jimenez – Arsenal have joined the race to sign Jimenez, valued at £57, alongside Manchester United, Arsenal and Real Madrid (Tuttosport, May 25)
Nicolas Tagliafico – Arsenal are chasing the Ajax star in a £20m deal as Mikel Arteta searches for a new left-back. (The Sun, May 23)
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)
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).
Players linked with exiting Arsenal
Alexandre Lacazette – Arsenal are considering a swap deal with Atletico Madrid that would see Lacazette moving to Spain and Thomas Lemar coming the other way (Express, May 21)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 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)
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)
Ainsley Maitland-Miles – The midfielder is set to leave Arsenal this summer as part of Mikel Arteta’s squad rebuild. (Daily Star Sunday, May 24)
David Luiz – The Brazilian defender has opened the door on a return to Benfica when his Arsenal contract ends next summer. (Daily Star, May 23)