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Arsenal news and transfers LIVE: Deal reached, Raphinha ‘very close’, Fabio Vieira twist

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Hello and welcome to football.london’s Arsenal blog live on Monday!

We enter another day of the 2022 summer transfer window and things continue to heat up. The Gunners appear set to confirm the signings of Matt Turner and Fabio Vieira in the coming weeks, with both of their current clubs releasing statements about agreeing a bid with Arsenal.

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Outside the pair, Mikel Arteta and Edu will be busy at work looking for more transfer targets, with the question of squad depth and lack of forwards still at hand. A number of top players continue to be linked with a move to the Emirates, as the Spaniard looks to replicate last summer, where he spent over £140million freshening up his squad.

With that in mind, sit back and let football.london keep you up to date with the latest news from the Emirates Stadium.

Louie Chandler

Every transfer from Arsenal this summer

Keep up to date with every move in and out at Arsenal this summer in our comprehensive round-up.

Read the full story here.

Arsenal have a huge summer ahead of them in terms of transfer activity (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images) (Image: (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images))

Louie Chandler

Harry Clarke joins Stoke City on loan

Arsenal have confirmed that 21-year-old defender Harry Clarke will join Stoke City on loan for the 2022-23 campaign.

Harry Clarke is set to join Stoke on loan after being recalled by Arsenal from Hibs. (Image: David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Louie Chandler

Turning moment

Arsenal goalkeeper Matt Turner has refused to sign a Tottenham shirt after his last game for MLS side New England Revolution.

Aaron Catterson-Reid

Shock shot from Sanchez?

According to Chilean newspaper La Tercera, Aston Villa are both keen on the future of former Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez.

Alexis Sanchez has given his verdict on Arsenal’s new home kit. (Image: Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Aaron Catterson-Reid

Raphinha last

Arsenal transfer guru Charles Watts has spoken about the Gunners’ interest in Raphinha.

Speaking on his YouTube channel, he said: “I’m told it’s absolutely genuine and Arsenal are very interested in Raphinha.

“If there’s a deal to be done this summer, they’ll try to do it. It’s just a case of everything falling into place with what’s happening with Barcelona, ​​what’s happening with Nicolas Pepe.

“As usual in the transfer window, everything is quite complicated.”

Raphinha reportedly close to signing for Arsenal (Image: Photo by Craig Mercer/MB Media/Getty Images)

Aaron Catterson-Reid

last jesus

Arsenal are close to agreeing a deal to move Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus, according to Goal.

football.london understands that the Brazilian is a name on the club’s profile shortlist.

Gabriel Jesus’ previous comments about playing away may reassure Eddie Nketiah. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images) (Image: Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images)

Aaron Catterson-Reid

Aaron Catterson-Reid

Premier League ‘confirm deal with Vieira’

The Premier League have seemingly confirmed Arsenal’s decision to sign Porto midfielder Fabio Vieira.

Read more HERE.

The former Porto candidate says the deal with Arsenal to sign Fabio Vieira was ‘amazing’. (Photo by Diogo Cardoso/vi/DeFodi Images via Getty Images) (Image: Diogo Cardoso/vi/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

Aaron Catterson-Reid

Aaron Catterson-Reid

More news about Raphinha

Arsenal have made “an attractive offer” to sign Leeds star Raphinha, according to Spanish journalist Ruben Uria.

He also claims that Barcelona ‘disappeared’ from the race to sign the Brazilian.

Leeds star Raphinha is reportedly close to completing a transfer from Arsenal. (Photo by James Holyoak/MB Media/Getty Images) (Image: James Holyoak/MB Media/Getty Images)

Aaron Catterson-Reid

Raphinha’s Major Twist

Leeds United winger Raphinha is “very close” to signing for Arsenal, according to Goal of Brazil.

Their report claims the player won’t continue to wait for Barcelona and hopes to complete his move to the Gunners this week.

Raphinha has been linked with moves to Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images) (Image: (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images))

Aaron Catterson-Reid

Claim of Jesus

Former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton has approved the transfer from Arsenal to Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus.

“He’s an upgrade for Arsenal,” Sutton told BBC Radio 5 Live Sport. “He’s a massive upgrade for Arsenal. Eddie Nketiah, is he the one to pin your hat on to score the level-elevating goals for Arsenal? Maybe he gets them into the Champions League.

“If Arsenal sign Gabriel Jesus then that’s a big signing statement. You sound like you (speaking to an Arsenal fan) that you have big doubts about Jesus.

“I’m not sure Guardiola doesn’t like him. He rotates and doesn’t play him as a centre-forward. He used him on the right side, sometimes.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – MAY 22: Gabriel Jesus of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on May 22, 2022 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Offside via Getty Images)

Aaron Catterson-Reid

Claim Vieira

Nuno Lobo, a former Porto presidential candidate, has claimed Arsenal have struck a bargain by agreeing a £34million deal for Fabio Vieira.

“He is one of the best players at FC Porto and leaving for this fee is a bad deal,” Lobo told Bola Branca.

“We are talking about one of the jewels of FC Porto, one of the players who came out of our academy. The DNA of FC Porto. We lost him. That’s another matter that I don’t understand.

“We are talking about ridiculous values ​​for players who represent and areFC Porto. They are from our academy and we let them go for an incredible fee.

Fabio Vieira is a target for Arsenal this summer. (Photo by Diogo Cardoso/vi/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

Aaron Catterson-Reid

Turning moment

Arsenal goalkeeper Matt Turner has refused to sign a Tottenham shirt after his last game for MLS side New England Revolution.

Aaron Catterson-Reid

From Tierney to City?

Manchester City are keeping tabs on Arsenal defender Kieran Tierney, according to The Scotsman.

The Citizens are keen to sign a left-back this summer, with Brighton’s Marc Cucurella being another name to be linked with a move.

Kieran Tierney is reportedly a target for Manchester City (Photo by James Gill – Danehouse/Getty Images) (Image: (Photo by James Gill – Danehouse/Getty Images))

Aaron Catterson-Reid

Vieira Smoke

Arsenal’s agreement to sign Fabio Vieira has made Porto boss Sergio Conceicao absolutely furious, according to Portuguese newspaper Correio da Manha.

Conceicao is said to be extremely frustrated with the club’s decision to sell the young playmaker for less than his release clause.

Fabio Vieira is closing in on a move to Arsenal this summer. (Photo by Diogo Cardoso/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

Luke Launcher

Offer Alvaro Morata

Arsenal have made an offer to sign Alvaro Morata this summer, according to TuttomercaotWEB.

The former Chelsea striker has been heavily linked with a move away from Atletico Madrid following his loan spell at Juventus.

Morata delivers £26m verdict as Edu sends blessing in disguise after Arsenal blow (Image: Photo by Angel Martinez – UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

Luke Launcher

Hello

Hello and welcome to today’s Monday Arsenal live blog. Here’s a look at some of the biggest stories to come.

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