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Granit Xhaka begins 'house hunting in Milan' as ex-Arsenal captain prepares for January exit - with former Gunners chief Ivan Gazidis leading negotiations
seal a move away in January. Xhaka is expected to leave the Emirates Stadium in the new year after being stripped of the Arsenal captaincy
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AC Milan have pushed through a deal for Algerian international midfielder Ismael Bennacer this afternoon, with the Serie A side announcing a 15 million euro transfer for the 21-year-old youngster, who arrives from Italian rivals Empoli. Bennacer caught the eye in the recent Africa Nations Cup, where his country went on to win the whole tournament.
AC Milan are to make an official approach for Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira. The Uruguayan international has hinted to reporters this summer that he would consider a return to Italy.
Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has reportedly emerged as the prime target for AC Milan ahead of this summer's transfer window.
Arsenal's head of recruitment Sven Mislintat is on the verge of leaving the Gunners after seeing his influence at the club wane over the past six months. The German, who has helped to bring in the likes of Aubameyang to the Emirates, has reportedly decided to call time on his spell in the Premier League.
Arsenal are reportedly planning a fresh attempt to sign Cristian Pavon from Boca Juniors when the transfer window reopens in less than 15 days' time.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has dismissed the possibility of him taking charge of Real Madrid, who are currently on the look out for a new head coach.
Arsenal's director of football Raul Raul Sanllehi has opened up on his plans for the club during the coming six months. Sanllehi is now in charge of Unai Emery's expenditure on new players in the wake of Ivan Gazidis' departure from the Gunners to AC Milan.
Former Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis is keen on luring Aaron Ramsey to the Serie A once he takes his position with AC Milan later this year.
AC Milan are reportedly planning to step up their pursuit of Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey following Ivan Gazidis' switch to the San Siro.
Arsenal are interested in signing Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega and have made him their number one priority, the Sun reports.
Arsenal's chances of committing Aaron Ramsey to a long-term deal has reached a new stumbling block amid the uncertainty surrounding the future of chief executive Ivan Gazidis.
For many Arsenal fans, Aaron Ramsey is the obvious candidate to take over the Gunners' armband now that Unai Emery has arrived and seeking change. However, with contract talks reaching an impasse; is the Welshman about to leave the Emirates?
Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis has confirmed that the club are certain to make more signings during the ongoing transfer window.
Arsenal could reportedly revive their long-term interest in Adrien Rabiot, who is considering a fresh challenge away from Paris Saint-Germain this summer.
Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis has reportedly identified Juventus' Max Allegri as the ideal replacement for Arsene Wenger at the north London club.
I can not remember the last time that I saw such a poor and unorganised Arsenal lacking in motivation, probably the early 1980's. However, the Wenger Out brigade is probably going to have to wait a little longer; here is how I think Arsene can stop the rot.
Former Arsenal midfielder and current Feyenoord manager Gio van Bronckhorst is flattered to have been linked with a future as the Arsenal manager. With Arsene Wenger's long-term future at the Emirates still undecided, it is understood that the Arsenal board are already weighing up potential replacements for the Frenchman.
Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis has reportedly shifted his office to the Gunners' Colney training ground larger role with chief transfer negotiator Dick Law having decided to step down from his position.
Premier League holders Chelsea will return with a fresh attempt to sign Arsenal contract rebel Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain this summer. The England international has just 10 months left on his previous deal, and the Blues are growing confident of pursuing his services.
England international Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is due to meet up with manager Arsene Wenger and chief executive Ivan Gazidis to discuss his future this week.