It was a busy weekend for Arsenal, with Giroud linked with a return to Ligue 1, Alexis having a new suitor from France and Mahrez deciding his future.

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has been linked with a return to Ligue 1, with Olympique de Marseille reportedly willing to wait until deadline day before making an approach. [Le 10 Sport]

Arsenal have the heat turned on them as Monaco turn their attentions to Alexis Sanchez, with reports suggesting the Ligue 1 champions want the Chilean as a potential makeweight for Thomas Lemar. [Express]

And if the Gunners weren’t already frustrated with a lack of progress in signing Lemar, now Barcelona, Liverpool and Man City are reported to have entered the race for the 21-year-old. [Mirror]

Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez is hoping for a summer switch to AS Roma, according to latest reports, with Arsenal not looking likely to hijack the deal. [Sky Sports]

Paris Saint-Germain will reportedly follow up the world record signing of Neymar by triggering Jean Michael Seri’s release clause. [The Sun]

After Arsenal were reported to have a bid rejected for Ousmane Dembele, Barcelona are believed to be closer to securing his signature. [L’Equipe]

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits long-serving midfielder Jack Wilshere could leave the club this summer. [Telegraph]

Arsenal beat Chelsea to win the Community Shield on penalties after Thibaut Courtois and Alvaro Morata miss the target with their spot-kicks. [Guardian]

Everton could give up on trying to sign Olivier Giroud, but could turn their attentions to Danny Welbeck [Mirror]