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Arsenal transfer news live: Thiago Alcantara ‘phone call’, Atletico’s £45m Thomas Partey demand

Hello and welcome to the Arsenal transfer blog.

The Gunners are back in action this weekend when they take on Liverpool in the Community Shield at Wembley.

Mikel Arteta’s side will then begin their Premier League campaign on the road against newly-promoted Fulham.

The Gunners are continuing to push for new recruits ahead of his first full season at the Emirates Stadium, with Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes set to be the next man through the door.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang continues to tease fans regarding a new contract, while a host of other names have been linked with a move to north London.

Scroll down for the latest updates throughout the day on all things Gabriel, Aubameyang, and more.