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Why Arsenal fans should be excited about Ben White and sad about Saliba

Arsenal announced Ben White on Friday and we explain what Arsenal be getting for their £50m and why Arsenal fans should be very excited indeed.
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Arsenal deals: 23-year-old signs, 3 nearly done, 26 complete

The transfer window is now in full swing and Arsenal have completed 25 deals across all teams at the club. Let's take a look at them all.
Ben White alongside Mikel Arteta and Edu after signing for Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Official: Arsenal sign Ben White

Arsenal have announced the signing of £50m centreback, Ben White, from Brighton.
England v Croatia - European Championship: Ben White of Brighton and England during the pre-match warm-up during European Championship Group D between England and Croatia at Wembley Stadium, London on 13th June, 2021. Copyright: Action Foto Sport

Ben White signs Arsenal contract

Ben White has reportedly signed his Arsenal contract with an announcement expected any time now.
Mikel Arteta in training with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Details: Arsenal to play another friendly today

Arsenal played another behind-closed-doors friendly today, as they continue their pre-season preparations with a match against Premier League Watford.
Nikolaj Moller with the Arsenal u23s in training (Photo via Moller on Instagram)

I'm an ambitious player: Arsenal 19yo joins German 3rd-division side

Arsenal youth striker Nikolaj Moller has joined German side FC Viktoria Köln on a one-year loan deal, Arsenal have confirmed.
Dejan Iliev in training with Arsenal (Photo via Iliev on Instagram)

Arsenal 26-year-old to spend final year of contract on loan

Arsenal have confirmed that Dejan Iliev has left the club on loan although it seems like he won't be coming back.
Juventus' Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey reacts after missing a goal opportunity during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus vs Udinese on January 3, 2021 at the Juventus stadium in Turin. (Photo by Marco BERTORELLO / AFP)

1 word: What Aaron Ramsey said about signing for Tottenham

Juventus want sell Aaron Ramsey and Tottenham are said to be one of the main suitors chasing his signature, but could the former Arsenal man really turn up in N17?
EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS - NOVEMBER 28: Donyell Malen of PSV Eindhoven reacts at the full time whistle after the UEFA Champions League Group B match between PSV Eindhoven and FC Barcelona at Philips Stadion on November 28, 2018 in Eindhoven, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Why did Donyell Malen leave Arsenal?

Former Arsenal youngster, Donyell Malen, sold for just £540k, is set for a big money move to Borrussia Dortmund very soon, but why did Donyell Malen leave Arsenal?
Kieran Tierney in training with Arsenal, Calum Chambers in the background (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Mikel Arteta names 4 things that make Kieran Tierney his ideal player

After Emile Smith Rowe committed his future to Arsenal by signing a new long-term contract, Mikel Arteta was keen to talk about Kieran Tierney, another who has signed a new deal this summer.
London Colney training centre (Photo via FootballTrainingGrounds.com)

4-1: Arsenal play behind-closed-doors friendly against Millwall

Arsenal managed to find a replacement friendly for their planned Florida Cup game on Saturday, facing Millwall at London Colney, reportedly winning 4-1, and they'll be showing the game at 4pm.
Emile Smith Rowe signing his new contract (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Emile Smith Rowe not tempted by Aston Villa move

Aston Villa have been forced to move on from Emile Smith Rowe after his contract extension was announced but it seems he was never interested in signing for them anyway.
Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Ruben Neves during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and West Ham United at Molineux, Wolverhampton, England on 5 April 2021. Copyright: Simon Davies

Wolves could want £50m for Neves as Manchester United join the race

Wolverhampton Wanderers could value Ruben Neves at as much as £50m, according to reports, with Manchester United leading the race.
Nuno Tavares training with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Arsenal brace themselves for busy summer after completing two deals

After capturing the signature of Albert Sambi Lokonga on Tuesday, Arsenal are looking to step up their transfer activity this summer, with four more signings on the horizon.
Barnsley v Chelsea - FA Cup Tammy Abraham of Chelsea following the FA Cup match at Oakwell, Barnsley. Copyright: Russell Hart

Arsenal leading race for Chelsea 23yo: Loan with obligation proposed

Arsenal are leading the race to sign Tammy Abraham on loan with a purchase clause, but reports differ over how advanced the situation is.
Albert Sambi Lokonga via Arsenal

Episode 298: Sambi Lokonga, Nuno Tavares, and a book review

Stephen is joined this week by Paul Williams and author Darren Berry, to discuss the acquisition of both Nuno Tavares and Albert Sambi Lokonga by the Gunners.
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“I am proud of this new step” – Arsenal announce Albert Sambi Lokonga

Arsenal have announced the signing of 21-year-old midfielder, Albert Sambi Lokonga on a five-year deal.

How will Nuno Tavares fit in at Arsenal? Tactics Board

Join Stephen Bradley as he discusses the addition of Nuno Tavares from Benfica to Arsenal's squad for next season.
William Saliba arriving in Marseille (Photo via Mode55489648 on Twitter)

Official: Arsenal ship William Saliba out again

William Saliba has signed for Marseille on a season-long loan with no option to buy.
Granit Xhaka Switzerland after the victory against France Bucharest Bucuresti Romania Copyright: JustPictures.ch/JustPicturesPlus

AS Roma finally prepared to increase €15m offer for Granit Xhaka

Granit Xhaka may finally get his move with Roma prepared to blink first and offer more money than the €15m they've already put on the table.
Emile Smith Rowe back in pre-season training (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Emile Smith Rowe pictured wearing #10 training kit

Emile Smith Rowe is set to receive a new shirt number for the coming season but the player and club are teasing Arsenal fans
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Brighton and Hove Albion - Premier League - Molineux Stadium Wolverhampton Wanderers Ruben Neves warms up before the Premier League match at Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton. Picture date: Sunday May 9, 2021. Copyright: Naomi Baker

Arsenal in negotiations for £35m Premier League midfielder

Arsenal have opened negotiations with Wolves over the signing of Ruben Neves according to reports in Portugal now picked up in the UK.
Hibernian v Arsenal - Pre Season Friendly - Easter Road Arsenal s Alexandre Lacazette right and Hiberninan s Alex Gogic battle for the ball during the pre-season match at Easter Road, Edinburgh. Picture date: Tuesday July 13, 2021. Copyright: Ian Rutherford

With goals: Hibs 2 vs Arsenal 1

Arsenal's first match of pre-season has ended in a defeat so let's take a look at how they lined up against Hibs and the key moments from the game.

Arsenal favourite hands in transfer request

Hector Bellerin has met with Arsenal to request a transfer to Inter Milan this window, according to reports from Italy.
Nuno Tavares, Copyright: Nuno Guimaraes

Nuno Tavares at Arsenal: Contract details, wages, injury history

Arsenal agreed a five-year deal with Nuno Tavares so how much will he be paid and what's his injury history like?
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Official: Arsenal sign 21-year-old Nuno Tavares from Benfica

Arsenal have announced the signing of Nuno Tavares from Benfica and he will wear the number 20.
Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring their side s first goal of the game during the International Friendly at The Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough. Picture date: Wednesday June 2, 2021. Copyright: Lindsey Parnaby

Can Saka carry his form into the new season?

Bukayo Saka has surprised quite a few people with his form this summer.
Departure of Nuno Tavares, Benfica player, to London, at Humberto Delgado airport. Departure from Nuno Tavares to London Lisbon, 07/02/2021 - Copyright Andr xLuisxAlvesx

Incoming Arsenal signing completes transfer

Nuno Tavares is finally at London Colney as he looks to put the finishing touches on his transfer from Benfica to Arsenal.
Albert Sambi Lokonga of Anderlecht celebrates after scoring the 2-1 goal during the Jupiler Pro League match day 33 between RSC Anderlecht and Club Brugge on April 11, 2021 in Brussels, Belgium. Photo by Vincent Van Doornick/Isosport

Arsenal medical today: Albert Sambi Lokonga will be in Scotland with Arteta’s squad

Albert Sambi Lokonga's transfer to Arsenal continues to progress at a snail's pace, but reports suggest it should finally be done this week with his medical expected on Friday.
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos during the UEFA Champions League Semi-Final second leg match at Stamford Bridge, London. Picture date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Copyright: Adam Davy

Arsenal make Sergio Ramos request but PSG deal now official

Arsenal asked to be kept updated on any future talks over Sergio Ramos' future but the player has now signed for PSG.
Bukayo Saka with his Star of the Match award after his performance for England at Euro 2020 (Photo via Saka on Twitter)

Arsenal can't let Bukayo Saka become another Matteo Guendouzi

Stephen Bradley flies solo this week, and foremost on his mind is the departure of Matteo Guendouzi.
Reiss Nelson's house via Nest Seekers International

Arsenal 21yo puts £3m house up for sale

Reiss Nelson has put his £3m house up for sale sparking rumours that he is about to move clubs as well as home.
Matt Smith with Swindon Town (Photo via Getty Images / Chloe Knott)

20yo Arsenal midfielder joins Doncaster Rovers

Matt Smith has become the latest Arsenal youth player to move on loan to Doncaster Rovers.
Anderlecht's Albert Sambi Lokonga celebrates after scoring during a soccer match between RSC Anderlecht and Club Brugge KV, Sunday 11 April 2021. Photo: VIRGINIE LEFOUR

Albert Sambi Lokonga heads to London for Arsenal medical

Albert Sambi Lokonga is expected to complete a medical in London shortly, after Arsenal finally reached an agreement over a fee for his transfer.
Departure of Nuno Tavares, Benfica player, to London, at Humberto Delgado airport. Departure from Nuno Tavares to London Lisbon, 07/02/2021 - Copyright Andr xLuisxAlvesx

On his way to Arsenal: 21-year-old photographed heading to London

It was reported on Friday that Nuno Tavares was heading to London and he was snapped at the Humberto Delgado airport getting ready for his flight.
Gabriel Martinelli with Brazil (Photo via Martinelli on Twitter)

Gabriel Martinelli to miss Arsenal's pre-season

Gabriel Martinelli has received a call-up for the Tokyo Olympics, despite missing out on Brazil's original squad for the event.
England v Croatia - European Championship: Ben White of Brighton and England during the pre-match warm-up during European Championship Group D between England and Croatia at Wembley Stadium, London on 13th June, 2021. Copyright: Action Foto Sport

Everton to outbid Arsenal for Ben White by £8m

Everton will reportedly gazump Arsenal by offering Brighton a lot more money for Ben White.
Nuno Tavares, Copyright: Nuno Guimaraes

Episode 295: Arsenal transfer rumour review and lessons learned from Euros so far

This week, Matthew & Stephen chew the fat over this week's Arsenal transfer links - specifically looking at Ben White's potential roles and appeal, wonder why the ESR to Villa story won't die.
Manuel Locatelli of Italy celebrate after score the goal during the Euro2020 football match between Italy vs Switzerland at Olimpico stadium in Rome, Italy, June 16, 2021. Copyright: Imago-Images/Emmefoto

Director confirms Arsenal have made "important proposal" for 23yo Euros star

Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali has confirmed that Arsenal are indeed interested in signing 23-year-old midfielder, Manuel Locatelli.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 04: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at Emirates Stadium on October 04, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth - Pool/Getty Images)

5 stories to watch out for on Arsenal’s preseason tour of the US

Arsenal are heading back to the United States this summer, so let's take a look at some of the things to watch out for on the tour.