Hello and welcome to the Live Arsenal blog for today.
On the final day of the Premier League, Arsenal defeated Everton 5-1 at the Emirates, but it was not enough to secure Champions League football. Tottenham Hotspur’s victory over Norwich City ensures that Antonio Conte’s side will compete in Europe’s top competition next season, while Mikel Arteta will lead his team in the Europa League fixtures on Thursday nights.
In the summer transfer window, Edu and his colleagues will do all necessary to bolster Arteta’s team. A deal for Marquinhos, a Brazilian teenager, has already been reached, and many more are being pursued.
Mohamed Elneny is also expected to sign a new contract in the coming days.
With that in mind, relax and allow Sports Deputy keep you updated on all the latest Arsenal news and transfer rumors throughout the day.
Hector Bellerin is unlikely to continue at Arsenal, according to transfer specialist Fabrizio Romano.
“His loan deal is expiring, so at the moment “yes,” he said on the Gazzetta dello FIVE YouTube channel. “But I don’t see him staying, honestly.”
Aouar Fee Revealed
Real Betis are interested in signing Houssem Aouar this summer, according to French site Foot Mercato.
Lyon value him at £12.6 million, according to the source, a bargain for a player who has been linked with a move to Arsenal in recent years.
Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni has a deal with Liverpool and Real Madrid, according to The Mirror.
Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal have previously been linked with a bid for the Frenchman.
Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal are expected to compete for Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus, according to The Telegraph.
Arsenal’s William Saliba has made no secret of his desire to play in the UEFA Champions League with Marseille next season.
“I want to come back and play the Champions League,” he declared in the mixed zone after Marseille’s 4-0 victory against Strasbourg, via GFFN. I’ve never played in it before, and I’m excited to do so here.”
Lucas Torreira is expected to return to Arsenal after Fiorentina reduced their offer to keep the midfielder for another season, according to the Metro. The Uruguayan has spent the season on loan in Serie A, where he has played a significant part for Fiorentina.
Elneny’s Contract Hint
Stay tuned throughout the day as we will keep you up to date on all the latest happenings at the club.