With the transfer window about to swing open and Arsenal expected to be very busy, it’s no surprise we’re seeing them linked with a host of players.

With one already in the bag, here’s a round-up of other links that are active at the minute:

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Arsenal have apparently made a £1.2m offer for Bolton’s young central defender, Rob Holding. A player they’ve been linked with for a while now, it’s not yet clear if this offer will be enough.

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Rob Holding of England U21 during the England U21 Training Session and Press Conference at St Georges Park on May 16, 2016 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)
BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND – MAY 16: Rob Holding of England U21 during the England U21 Training Session and Press Conference at St Georges Park on May 16, 2016 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

Italian reports, based on English stories, claim that Arsenal and Chelsea are both interested in Henrikh Mkhitaryan. They might be, but given that the rumour seemed to start in the Daily Express, we’re going to go ahead and ignore this one for now.

Dortmund's Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan reacts during the German Cup (DFB Pokal) final football match Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund at the Olympic stadium in Berlin on May 21, 2016. / AFP / Christof STACHE
Dortmund’s Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan reacts during the German Cup (DFB Pokal) final football match Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund at the Olympic stadium in Berlin on May 21, 2016. / AFP / Christof STACHE

Spanish reports claim that Arsenal are also set to bid for Villarreal’s Mateo Musacchio. They also claim that Roma will bid for the services of the Argentine defender whose club have already stated they won’t be selling.

Espanyol's Ecuadorian forward Felipe Caicedo (L) vies with Villarreal's Argentinian defender Mateo Musacchio during the Spanish league football match Real CD Espanyol vs Villarreal CF at the Cornella-El Prat stadium in Cornella de Llobregat on January 23, 2016. AFP PHOTO / JOSEP LAGO / AFP
Espanyol’s Ecuadorian forward Felipe Caicedo (L) vies with Villarreal’s Argentinian defender Mateo Musacchio during the Spanish league football match Real CD Espanyol vs Villarreal CF at the Cornella-El Prat stadium in Cornella de Llobregat on January 23, 2016. AFP PHOTO / JOSEP LAGO / AFP

Meanwhile, back in Italy, they’re claiming that Arsenal are eyeing up Tottenham target Islam Slimani, the Sporting Lisbon striker. They got their info from the publication SIC Noticias in Portugal, but they provided absolutely no details beyond ‘Arsenal are interested.’

Sporting's Algerian forward Islam Slimani celebrates after scoring a goal during the Portuguese league football match SC Braga vs Sporting CP at the Municipal stadium in Braga on May 15, 2016. / AFP / MIGUEL RIOPA
Sporting’s Algerian forward Islam Slimani celebrates after scoring a goal during the Portuguese league football match SC Braga vs Sporting CP at the Municipal stadium in Braga on May 15, 2016. / AFP / MIGUEL RIOPA

Hull’s Josh Tymon, a 17-year-old who doesn’t even get a position in the Daily Star’s report (he’s a defender) is also allegedly back on the radar of Arsenal. And Tottenham.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 20: Joel Campbell of Arsenal and Josh Tymon of Hull City compete for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup fifth round match between Arsenal and Hull City at the Emirates Stadium on February 20, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 20: Joel Campbell of Arsenal and Josh Tymon of Hull City compete for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup fifth round match between Arsenal and Hull City at the Emirates Stadium on February 20, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Despite finally buying a player to fill in at defensive midfield, Arsenal are reportedly after Javier Mascherano according to a number of reports. They probably aren’t.

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MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 22: Javier Mascherano of FC Barcelona fouls Kevin Gameiro of Sevilla to provoke his sending off during the Copa del Rey Final between Barcelona and Sevilla at Vicente Calderon Stadium on May 22, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
MADRID, SPAIN – MAY 22: Javier Mascherano of FC Barcelona fouls Kevin Gameiro of Sevilla to provoke his sending off during the Copa del Rey Final between Barcelona and Sevilla at Vicente Calderon Stadium on May 22, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

You can see what other players Arsenal have been linked with on our dedicated Arsenal Gossip page.

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Mesut Ozil has reportedly postponed his Arsenal contract talks according to a number of media outlets. He hasn’t. Don’t listen to them. He’s happy and going nowhere. Don’t believe me? Then believe him.

Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (L) speaks with Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil (R) as they attend a training session at Arsenal's training ground in London Colney, north of London, England on February 24, 2015, ahead of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg football match against AS Monaco on February 25 in London. AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK        (Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)
Arsenal’s French manager Arsene Wenger (L) speaks with Arsenal’s German midfielder Mesut Ozil (R) as they attend a training session at Arsenal’s training ground in London Colney, north of London, England on February 24, 2015, ahead of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg football match against AS Monaco on February 25 in London. AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK (Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)

David Ospina is still a target for Turkish Champions, Besiktas, who have allegedly invited him to Istanbul to discuss the move. Despite signing a keeper in January, the Turks aren’t happy with him and want Ospina for their Champions League foray next season.

Colombian gaolkeeper David Ospina (R) displays the country name Panama next to player Juan Pablo Angel during the official draw for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia qualifiers, in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on May 19, 2016. The tournament will be held in Colombia from September 10 to October 1, 2016. / AFP / -- / RAUL ARBOLEDA
Colombian gaolkeeper David Ospina (R) displays the country name Panama next to player Juan Pablo Angel during the official draw for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia qualifiers, in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on May 19, 2016. The tournament will be held in Colombia from September 10 to October 1, 2016. / AFP / — / RAUL ARBOLEDA

Mikel Arteta’s coaching future has still not been decided, Mathieu Flamini has still not found a new club, nor has Tomas Rosicky who confirmed that he would not be retiring after the Euros.

Arsenal's Spanish midfielder Mikel Arteta attends a press conference ahead of the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between GNK Dinamo Zagreb and Arsenal FC at Maksimir Stadium in Zagreb on September 15, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC        (Photo credit should read ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)
Arsenal’s Spanish midfielder Mikel Arteta attends a press conference ahead of the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between GNK Dinamo Zagreb and Arsenal FC at Maksimir Stadium in Zagreb on September 15, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC (Photo credit should read ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)