Arsenal were active in the summer transfer window, with Mikel Arteta revamping his squad ahead of his first full season at the Emirates Stadium.
The Gunners signed Willian on a free transfer from Chelsea, landed Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille and captured Alex Runarrson as a replacement for Emiliano Martinez.
On deadline day, the biggest signing was made after Thomas Partey’s Atletico Madrid release clause was met, with Arteta landed his long-term target.
With the domestic transfer window remaining open and January not far away, the rumours persist and we have gathered some of the latest snippets below.
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Mesut Ozil talks
Arsenal are set to reopen talks with Mesut Ozil about cancelling his contract ahead of the January transfer window, the Mail states.
The 31-year-old has not featured for the Gunners since March, having been sidelined for the duration of the restart in June and the start of the new campaign.
On £350k-a-week, Ozil’s deal is a significant financial burden to the north London side and has failed to live up to expectations since penning his lucrative deal.
However, the German World Cup winner is holding out to receive almost all of the £13m he is owed and a previous approach to agree to a cancellation was unsuccessful.
Houssem Aouar speaks on failed transfer
Lyon ace Houssem Aouar has insisted he has no hard feelings after seeing a proposed transfer to Arsenal fall through and is happy to remain with the French side.
The Gunners saw numerous advances for the Frenchman rejected by the Ligue 1 side, who then pulled out of discussions entirely on the eve of deadline day.
As quoted by the Mail, he has no ill-feeling though: “Of course I asked myself all the necessary questions. I am in the headspace to have a great season with my club and get back the points that…