Arsenal transfer news and rumours live: Mikel Arteta ‘holds talks’ with Thiago, Coutinho’s dream

Hello and welcome to the Arsenal transfer blog.

The Gunners are back in action in two days when they return to Wembley for the Community Shield clash against champions Liverpool.

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

Off the pitch, the Gunners are pushing to complete several signings, with defender Gabriel Magalhaes thought to be set to join from Lille.

Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey and Philippe Coutinho have also been linked in recent months, but will Arsenal sign either?

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