Summarizing the news, rumors and gossip about Arsenal’s transfer in the summer window of 2021.
Arteta coy on future transfers
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has kept a low profile on any future transfers following his side’s 2-1 loss to Hibernian at Easter Road on Tuesday night.
“We have one at the moment and we are really happy with the one we have,” said Arteta. Sky Sports News. “Unfortunately, he couldn’t play today. Maybe he can play on Saturday.
“We’re going to work with the players we have, try to make them better and try to compete as best we can.”
Who are Arsenal linked with?
Martin Odegaard – Arsenal’s hopes of bringing the playmaker back to the Emirates have been boosted by claims Real Madrid need to lower their salary cap with Odegaard at risk of a transfer (Athleticism, July 13)
Ruben Neves – Arsenal have started negotiations with Wolves over signing Ruben Neves (Record, July 12).
James Maddison – Arsenal should take an important step for the Leicester City playmaker in the next weeks (Star of the day, July 12).
Ben Blanc – The Brighton defender wants a move to Arsenal to happen as talks continue between the clubs after two rejected offers (Air sports, July 15th); Arsenal are said to be set to step up their pursuit of Brighton center-back Ben White following the conclusion of the European Championship (The sun, July 14th).
Thilo Kehrer – Arsenal inquired about PSG defender Thilo Kehrer as he fielded a replacement for right-back Hector Bellerin (The sun, July 14th).
Latest players linked to Arsenal exit
Emile Smith Rowe – Talks on a new contract for Smith Rowe are progressing “positively”, all parties hope a deal can be reached after Aston Villa saw two bids rejected (Air sports, July 15th)
Joe willock – Newcastle are in talks to bring Joe Willock back to Tyneside (Time, July 13)
Hector Bellerin – The right-back has told Arsenal he wants to sign for Inter Milan this summer, but the two clubs have yet to come to a deal for the 26-year-old (Daily Mail, July 13).
Granite Xhaka – Xhaka’s move to Rome has stalled due to Arsenal struggling to find a suitable replacement (Daily Express, July 14).
Signatures confirmed at Arsenal
Nuno tavares – Benfica, undisclosed
Confirmed departures from Arsenal
Matteo guendouzi – Marseille, ready
Guillaume Saliba – Marseille, ready
Dani Ceballos – end of loan
Mat Ryan – end of loan
Martin Odegaard – end of loan
David Luiz – contract expired
Mark McGuinness – Cardiff, undisclosed
Trae Coyle – FC Lausanne-Sport, undisclosed
Zech Medley – KV Oostende, undisclosed
Dinos Mavropanos – Stuttgart, loan
Daniel Ballard – Millwall, loan
Ben Sheaf – Coventry, undisclosed
Matt Smith – Doncaster, Ready