Arsenal transfer news: Thomas Partey and Houssem Aouar latest as Gunners target David Raya – plus Premier League updates


With the mot important deal of Arsenal’s summer completed following the contract extension for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Mikel Arteta can give his full attentions towards the club’s hunt for a new midfielder.

Although Lyon say there have been no official bids for French international Houssem Aouar, Arsenal are understood to be open towards further player departures in order to fund a £55m move, though interest also remains in Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey – who has been the Spaniard’s top target throughout the summer.

With interest also emerging in Brentford goalkeeper David Raya as a replacement for Emiliano Martinez – who has completed his £20m move to Aston Villa – here are the latest transfer rumours, done deals and more surrounding the Emirates.