Arsenal are in the midst of an intense battle to finish in the Premier League’s top four this season, with Champions League qualification on the line. Mikel Arteta suffered a slight bump in the road midweek as they were losing to Liverpool, but it wasn’t all bad.
The Gunners have proven to be more than capable opponents for the Reds, showing how far they have come in recent times. However, the focus will once again be on their next game against Aston Villa.
While Champions League football is positive for a number of reasons, it also allows clubs to attract top players, which Arteta will want to do as they move forward into next season. . It could turn out to be a great summer for the club building something for the future. In this spirit, football.london rounded up some of the latest transfer rumors surrounding the club.
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Arsenal have reportedly rekindled interest in Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar, with the 23-year-old considering a move away from the club this summer. The Gunners were also linked with a move for Aouar last summer, but have signed Martin Odegaard instead.
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Arsenal are joined by Manchester United and Newcastle in their interest in Bayer Leverkusen winger Moussa Diaby. The Frenchman has scored 16 goals this season, assisting nine, and the Bundesliga club would hold for 60m euros (£51m).
PSG midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum is reportedly prioritizing a move to the Premier League this summer. The former Liverpool man has struggled since his free transfer to the French capital last summer. The report claims that Arsenal are among the teams interested, along with Newcastle, West Ham, Atletico Madrid and AC Milan.