Arsenal make ‘fresh bid’ for Manchester United target as transfer confirmed

All the latest Arsenal transfer news and rumours as Mikel Arteta continues to add to his squad ahead of the new season.

Arsenal are now making real headway on their summer transfer plans.

The Gunners have all-but wrapped up the signing of Manchester City star Gabriel Jesus, and the Brazilian will add to the captures of Fabio Vieira, Marquinhos and Matt Turner.

We could also see further incomings at the Emirates Stadium as Mikel Arteta continues to strengthen his squad ahead of a return to Europe.

And we should also see a number of outgoings as Arsenal look to get the right balance heading into the new season.

With that in mind, we have rounded up all the latest transfer news and rumours surrounding the Gunners.

Martinez bid

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Arsenal are said to have made a bid to sign Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez.

The Argentine star is reportedly being eyed by Manchester United, but according to De Telegraaf, Arsenal have made an improved bid worth £34million.

The report claims the Gunners failed with a bid worth around £21million recently.

According to the report, Ajax don’t want to sell Martinez for any less than £43million.

Saliba contract

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The Gunners are said to be set to make a contract offer to William Saliba.

Saliba is yet to make his senior Gunners debut, spending last season out on loan with Marseille, and there reports he could leave permanently.

But according to Fabrizio Romano via CaughtOffside, Saliba is a key part of Arteta’s plans, and Arsenal could be set to offer him a new contract.

Turner official

It has been coming for some time, but Arsenal have now officilly announced the arrival of New England Revolution goalkeeper Turner.

The 28-year-old has joined on a fee believed to be in the region of £5million, strengthening the Gunners’ depth between the sticks.

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Turner is an 18-time USA international, and he has made 102 MLS appearances for New England over the last six years.