Arsenal transfer news: Gunners hit by transfer blows, but 18-goal star may join

first_img 7 Joel Campbell – One man leaving the Emirates could be Costa Rica star Campbell. His chances have been limited despite some decent showings last season and Estadio Deportivo reckon Arsene Wenger has told the player to look for a route out of the club, either on loan or permanently. AC Milan and Valencia are two sides who could be keen on the forward. 7 Julian Draxler (Wolfsburg) – Click the right arrow above to find out all the latest Arsenal transfer news… – If Arsenal fans had got their hopes up about a deal for the Germany international, they’ve had them dashed by Wolfsburg director Klaus Allofs. He told Sport1: “With Julian Draxler it will be 100 per cent like this. He will stay. There is no discussion.” 7 7 Gonzalo Higuain (Napoli) – It’s the kind of signing every Arsenal fans dreams of but it’s not very likely to happen now. Napoli wanted £78million for the striker, who netted 36 goals last season and now it looks like Juventus – who could be flush with cash from deals selling Alvaro Morata and Paul Pogba – have decided to cough up and activate the release clause. It promises to be an exciting summer for Arsenal fans as Arsene Wenger plots his transfer business.There is plenty going on at the Emirates with players linked with moves in and out of north London before the 2016/17.A striker is definitely on the agenda but, after being rejected by Jamie Vardy, the identity of the incoming striker seems a little mysterious. And there will be other signings too.So, what is the latest news? Click the right arrow above to find out… 7 Thomas Vermaelen (Barcelona) – The Belgian could follow in the footsteps of Thierry Henry and Sol Campbell and return to the club after moving away. The centre-back who quit the Emirates for the Nou Camp in 2014, is set to leave LaLiga after they landed France star Samuel Umtiti. Arsene Wenger is considering a swoop to give his defence more depth but will face competition for the 30-year-old. Carlos Bacca (AC Milan) – Fans needn’t be too worried though, as Arsene Wenger is clearly attempting to sign a striker and now it’s believed they could make a play to sign the Colombian superstar, who is also being trailed by West Ham. A deal could cost the Gunners £26m. 7 7 Ondrej Duda (Legia Warsaw) – The Gunners are no strangers to shopping in Poland having signed the likes of Lukasz Fabianski, Wojciech Szczesny, and Krystian Bielik in recent years. They could go back to the Ekstraklasa for the Slovakian international midfielder Duda. Promising performances at Euro 2016 have seen several sides like West Ham, Man United and Hertha Berlin interested in the player and he could move on for around £3m. Kostas Manolas (Roma) – A day after the player’s agent confirmed he had not agreed a contract renewal in the Italian capital, the Greek defender has been linked with a possible switch to the Premier League. Reportedly rated at £30m by the Giallorossi, Arsenal and Chelsea appear keen on the player and could afford his wage demands.last_img read more