rsenal have had a good start to the summer transfer window, with a deal for Gabriel Jesus now hours away from official confirmation.
The Brazilian will almost certainly follow Marquinhos, Matt Turner and Fabio Vieira at the club, while Mikel Arteta and Edu will focus on strengthening in other areas.
After coming so close to returning to Champions League football last season, North London decision makers are doing their best to challenge themselves.
Here’s the latest Arsenal transfer news and rumours.
Italian outlet La Repubblica claim Manchester United and Arsenal have made contact with agents working on behalf of Paulo Dybala.
One of the hottest free agents on the market this summer, the Argentine had been heavily linked with a move to Inter Milan after leaving Juventus at the end of his contract.
A player who would have rejected Premier League transfers earlier in his career, Dybala is likely to have a number of offers this summer.
United are also believed to be rivaling Arsenal in their bid to sign Lisandro Martinez.
The Ajax international is admired by Arteta and the Gunners are keen to complete a deal quickly, although interest from Old Trafford could complicate matters on that front.
According to The Athletic, Arsenal will hold talks with the Dutch giants this week in a bid to reach a deal.
With a deal for Raphinha looking unlikely, the media had tipped Arsenal for a move for Serge Gnabry.
A former gunner of course, the German’s refusal to sign a new contract with Bayern Munich has seen him linked with a move to several top European sides.
Fabrizio Romano, however, has revealed Arsenal are focusing on other targets ‘as things stand’.