Mikel Arteta’s side face FC Zurich in their final UEFA Europa League group stage game on Thursday.
It’s November now, which means not only is the FIFA World Cup just around the corner, but the January transfer window is just around the corner.
Arsenal have just six games to play before the window opens, starting this weekend when they host FC Zurich at the Emirates on Thursday in their final UEFA Europa League group stage game. Mikel Arteta’s side face Chelsea, Brighton in the EFL Cup and Wolves before the long winter break, followed by West Ham and Brighton over the festive period. Here’s the Premier League transfer news hitting the headlines on Wednesday morning:
Austrian star Konrad Laimer is ready to listen to offers from the Premier League in 2023 after seeing a breakdown at Bayern Munich in the summer. (90 minutes)
Borussia Dortmund could demand a Premier League record £130m fee for Jude Bellingham with Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool battling Real Madrid for the England midfielder. (The sun)
Torino defender Perr Schuurs has been shortlisted by Liverpool as Virgil van Dijk’s long-term successor. (All market)
Crystal Palace fear Wilfried Zaha, still believed to be a target for Arsenal and Chelsea, will leave when his contract expires at the end of the season, despite the club verbally offering their talisman a new contract bumper (daily mail)
Chelsea have launched a £30m bid to sign Brighton & Hove Albion star Leandro Trossard. (Four Four Two)
Barcelona see Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta as a future coaching option, with his links to the club and former manager Pep Guardiola making him a strong candidate for the line. (sport)
Newcastle United and Everton are still monitoring Chelsea striker Armando Broja in case a loan deal becomes available, but it is not something Chelsea are planning at the moment. (Ben Jacobs – CBS Sports)
Jonjo Shelvey is on the verge of securing a one-year contract extension worth more than £3million with the Newcastle United midfielder three games away from starting a new deal. (mirror)
Leeds United are willing to listen to offers for midfielder Adam Forshaw, who is out of contract at the end of the season, in January. (Football Insider)