Wednesday's Arsenal transfer talk: Lacazette, Partey, Aubameyang
The buildup to the summer transfer window has now begun, with rumours and speculation continuing to swirl as Arsenal eye possible reinforcements.
The Gunners spent more than many expected during the summer - most notably their club-record purchase of Nicolas Pepe - but were more reserved in January as they focused on bolstering their defensive options.
Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest news on possible comings and goings at the Emirates Stadium.
Wednesday morning's headlines:
Inter Milan remain keen on Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette?
Inter Milan allegedly remain keen on Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette, whom they regard as a potential replacement for Lautaro Martinez. Read more.
Arsenal 'prepared to make Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang see out contract'
Arsenal are reportedly open to keeping Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at the Emirates Stadium for the final year of his contract. Read more.
Report: Mikel Arteta intervenes in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang talks
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta reportedly intervenes in the club's ongoing discussions with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang over a new contract. Read more.
Thomas Partey remains keen on completing Arsenal switch?
Thomas Partey remains keen on completing a switch from Atletico Madrid to Arsenal, according to a report. Read more.
Benfica president confirms David Luiz will stay at Arsenal
David Luiz will renew his contract with Arsenal, according to Benfica president Luis Filipe Vieira, who had hoped to sign the centre-back. Read more.
No Arsenal contract offer on table for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang?
A report claims that Arsenal have not yet offered Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang a new contract as the club captain's existing deal continues to tick down. Read more.