Arsenal dealt £100m striker ‘setback’ as bid to replace goalkeeper takes fresh twist

All the latest Arsenal transfer news and rumours as Mikel Arteta looks to prepare his men for a return to Europe.

Arsenal are already looking ahead to next season as they look to continue their improvements.

Mikel Arteta’s men secured a return to Europe this season, missing out on the Champions League, but securing a Europa League spot with a fifth place finish.

That represented significant improvement for the Gunners following their eighth spot finish in the previous season.

But Arsenal cannot stop there, and Arteta will already looking to go one better next time around, with the whole club desperate to return to the Champions League.

New signings will likely be required to pull that off next season, and with that in mind, we have rounded up all the latest news and rumours.

Nkunku price tag

Arsenal may well miss out on a move for RB Leipzig frontman Christian Nkunku this summer.

The striker has been linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium having impressed in Bundesliga over the last three years.

But they are likely to miss out, with The Independent reporting that Leipzig will not accept any less than £100million this summer.

That likely takes Nkunku out of range for the Gunners.

Neto interest

The Gunners are said to be weighing up a potential move for Barcelona goalkeeper Neto.

The former Valencia stopper has been Barca’s number two over recent years, and after failing to land a move in January, it’s expected he will get his exit wish this summer.

According to Sport, Arsenal are one of the frontrunners for Neto this summer, looking to replace Bernd Leno in the number two role.

Leno interest

Speaking of Leno, it’s no secret he is likely to be sold this summer, and according to 90min, there are new interested parties.

It’s claimed Newcastle United are now interested in the German, believing he ticks the right boxes.

Manchester United’s Dean Henderson is also being considered by the Magpies, but it’s claimed Leno could become an alternative option, while Fulham are also being linked following their promotion.