The top transfer stories from the day involving the Gunners.
Arsenal close in on either Lars Bender or Sami Khedira
After securing the £35m signing of Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona on Thursday, Arsene Wenger is keen to keep the transfers flowing into the club.
The Telegraph reports that the manager has now turned his attention to a new holding midfielder, with Bayer Leverkusen’s Lars Bender and Sami Khedira of Real Madrid the key targets.
With fellow Germany internationals Per Mertesacker, Mesut Ozil and Lukas Podolski already at the Emirates Stadium either of the players would be in good company.