Transfer news, rumours and gossip from the Emirates; summer transfer window runs from June 9 to August 31
Wrapping up the Arsenal transfer news, rumours and gossip in the 2021 summer window.
Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign Brighton centre-back Ben White for a fee believed to be around £50m.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta remained tight-lipped about any future transfers after his side's 2-1 defeat to Hibernian at Easter Road.
"We have got one for now and we are really happy with the one we have," Arteta told Sky Sports News. "Unfortunately, he could not play today. Maybe he can play on Saturday.
"We will work with the players we have, try to make them better and try to compete as best we can."
Manuel Locatelli - Arsenal are willing to pay Sassuolo's £34m asking price for the Italy midfielder but his preference is to join Juventus (The Guardian, July 19)
Houssem Aouar - Arsenal will go on a £100m spending spree with the Lyon midfielder set to join White in signing for the club next week (Daily Star, July 18).
Albert Lokonga - Arsenal are hoping to complete the signing of the Anderlecht midfielder before they fly out for their US pre-season tour next week (Mail, July 18).
Martin Odegaard - Arsenal are "ready to pounce" should the Real Madrid playmaker become available this summer (Mirror, July 17); Arsenal hopes of bringing the playmaker back to the Emirates have been boosted by claims Real Madrid need to slash their salary cap, with Odegaard at risk of being moved on (The Athletic, July 13).
Tammy Abraham - Arsenal are interested in Abraham, who Chelsea have already offered to a number of clubs as part of their search for a new striker (Daily Telegraph, July 16).
Ruben Neves - Arsenal have begun negotiations with Wolves over the signing of Neves (Record, July 12).
James Maddison - Arsenal are expected to make a major move for Leicester City playmaker in the coming weeks (Daily Star, July 12).
Thilo Kehrer - Arsenal have enquired about PSG defender Kehrer as they line up a transfer replacement for right-back Hector Bellerin (The Sun, July 14).
Riyad Mahrez - City are set to offer Riyad Mahrez a new contract after the winger played a starring role in the club's Premier League-winning campaign. This comes after reports suggested he would be made available for a transfer. (Daily Mail, July 19).
Raheem Sterling - City have made Sterling available for transfer this summer as part of a squad overhaul from boss Pep Guardiola (Mirror, July 17).
Gabriel Jesus - Juventus appear ready to firm up their interest in Manchester City striker Jesus (The Sun, July 16); The striker is Juventus' top target - even though Cristiano Ronaldo is tipped to stay another year (The Sun, July 12).
Lukas Nmecha - The striker has joined Bundesliga side Wolfsburg on a permeant deal (July 16).
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After signing in January for Newcastle on loan from Arsenal, Joe Willock scored nine Premier League goals for the Magpies as he was crucial in their survival in the Premier League
Hector Bellerin - Inter Milan are stepping up their pursuit of the Arsenal defender - but do not want to commit to paying a fee (Sun, July 17); the right-back has told Arsenal he wants to sign for Inter Milan this summer but the two clubs are yet to reach an agreement for the 26-year-old (Daily Mail, July 13).
Emile Smith Rowe - Talks over a new contract for Smith Rowe are moving "positively", with all parties hopeful a deal can be agreed after Aston Villa saw two bids rejected (Sky Sports, July 15)
Joe Willock - Newcastle are in talks to bring Joe Willock back to Tyneside (The Times, July 13)
Granit Xhaka - Xhaka's transfer to Roma is stalling due to Arsenal's struggles with bringing in an adequate replacement (Daily Express, July 14).
Confirmed Arsenal signings
Nuno Tavares - Benfica, undisclosed
Matteo Guendouzi - Marseille, loan
William Saliba - Marseille, loan
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, loan