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Arsenal transfer news and rumors: Summer Transfer window 2022

Check out here the Arsenal transfer news and rumors for the summer transfer window 2022. Summer Transfer Window for 2022 is starting from 10th june and will close on 1st september.

Last updated: 09.06.2022
Arsenal transfer news and rumors Summer Transfer window 2022

Check out here the Arsenal transfer news and rumors for the summer transfer window 2022. Summer Transfer Window for 2022 is starting from 10th june and will close on 1st september.


Lacazette to leave Arsenal when contract expires

Alexandre Lacazette will leave Arsenal when his contract expires at the end of June, the north London club have confirmed.

The 31-year-old joined the Gunners from Lyon in the summer of 2017 and went on to score 71 goals in 206 games in north London.

However, the goals dried up a little for Lacazette this season - he scored six in 36 games - and he and Arsenal have now decided to go their separate ways.


Nketiah staying at Arsenal & finalizing a new deal

Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah is now set to stay at the club, with one source telling Sky Sports News he is finalizing details on a new contract.

Nketiah's current deal is up in the summer and it looked increasingly likely he would leave - with Crystal Palace and Borussia Monchengladbach both interested in signing him on a free transfer.


Saliba aiming to prove himself at Arsenal

William Saliba insists he will remain at Arsenal next season despite saying it is a "shame" to be leaving Marseille, in an interview with France's Telefoot.

Saliba spent the 2021/22 season on loan at Marseille and helped the Ligue 1 side to return to the Champions League but after three years on loan, he says he will return to the Emirates.

"I belong to Arsenal, I still have two years left," he said.

"I will be back with Arsenal. I have played zero matches and I still want to show them my true face and have the chance to play for these fans and this great club."



Who has Arsenal been linked with?

Gabriel Jesus - Arsenal are ready to offer Jesus nearly £200,000-a-week to try and tempt him to join Manchester City (The Sun on Sunday, June 5); Arsenal are stepping up negotiations over a deal to sign Jesus from Manchester City, but Mikel Arteta has scaled back his initial plan to bring in seven new first-teamers this summer (The Sun, June 4); Jesus' agent, Marcelo Pettinati, has claimed talks will progress over the Manchester City forward's future after the international break in June amid rumours linking him with a move to Arsenal (Daily Mirror, May 27).


Raheem Sterling - Sterling is considering allowing his contract to run down and leave Manchester City on a free transfer next summer rather than join Tottenham or Arsenal for a fee (Sunday Mirror, June 5; Arsenal are ready to explore a move for Sterling should he become available this summer when his Manchester City contract enters its final year (Daily Telegraph, May 10).

Clement Lenglet - Arsenal and Tottenham have been offered the chance to sign Barcelona defender Lenglet on loan (Sunday Times, June 5).

Victor Osimhen - Newcastle are ready to make a "monster offer" to Napoli striker Osimhen this summer with Arsenal conceding his £85m asking price is too much for them to consider (Sunday Express, June 5).

Gianluca Scamacca - Arsenal has seen an opening offer worth in the region of £34m rejected by Sassuolo for Scamacca, the 6ft 4in striker who scored 16 goals in 38 games this season (Daily Express, June 4).

Arthur Melo - Juventus are reportedly preparing to offer Arsenal a swap deal that would see long-term target Arthur come to London in exchange for Gabriel Martinelli (Daily Express, June 3).



Corentin Tolisso - Arsenal and Manchester United could be among the sides readying an offer for midfielder Corentin Tolisso, who will be leaving Bayern Munich on a free transfer this summer (The Sun, June 1).

Richarlison - Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham are interested in Everton forward Richarlison, who has admitted he is considering his future on Merseyside (Daily Mail, May 31).

Fabian Ruiz - Arsenal and Newcastle United's hopes of signing Napoli midfielder Ruiz have been given a boost after he turned down a new contract offer made by the Serie A club (The Sun, May 30).

Djed Spence - Tottenham is set to pip Arsenal to Middlesbrough right-back Spence (The Sun, May 27).

Federico Dimarco - Arsenal is targeting Inter Milan defender Dimarco as Mikel Arteta looks for left-back support for Kieran Tierney (Sunday Mirror, May 29). Inter Milan is demanding in excess of £20m for left-back Dimarco, who is attracting interest from Arsenal (The Sun, May 27).

Cheick Doucoure - RC Lens midfielder Doucoure is attracting plenty of interest from Premier League sides this summer, with Arsenal among the interested parties (Daily Mirror, May 27).

Marquinhos - Arsenal's £3m swoop for Sao Paulo forward Marquinhos is heading towards a bizarre legal battle as it emerged the teenager has already signed a pre-contract agreement with Wolves (Daily Mail, May 27).

Oleksandr Zinchenko - Arsenal has been offered hope in their pursuit of Manchester City's Zinchenko, with Pep Guardiola's side unlikely to block a potential move for the Ukraine star. (Daily Express, June 7); Arsenal are considering a double swoop for Manchester City stars by adding Zinchenko and Jesus to their list of summer targets (Daily Mail, May 27).

Cody Gakpo - PSV is hoping to keep Gakpo at the club by creating a special financial package as they fend off interest from several high-profile European sides, including Arsenal (Daily Mirror, May 26).

Tammy Abraham - Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is pondering a move for Roma striker Abraham as part of a busy summer which will most likely see nine senior players leave the club (The Sun, May 24).

Mathias Olivera - Arsenal wants to sign Getafe left-back Olivera according to reports in Italy, another hint that Nuno Tavares might not have a long-term future at the Emirates (Daily Mirror, May 24).

Luis Sinisterra - Arsenal's pursuit of the Feyenoord winger has been handed a major boost as the player has admitted that he will sit down to consider his future at the end of the season (Sunday Mirror, May 22).

Samuel Umtiti - Arsenal has been offered the chance to sign Barcelona centre-back Umtiti (Daily Star, May 19).

Lautaro Martinez - Arsenal has been dealt a hammer blow in their pursuit of the Inter Milan striker (The Sun, May 11).

Aaron Hickey - Arsenal executives recently met with Bologna transfer chief Riccardo Bigon in London but Hickey's name was not the only one up for discussion, with the Gunners also interested in midfielders Mattias Svanberg and Jerdy Schouten (Daily Express, May 12); Scotland full-back Hickey is closing on a move to Arsenal (The Sun, May 12); Arsenal have reportedly stepped up their attempts to sign Scotland star Aaron Hickey as a replacement for Nuno Tavares. (The Mirror, May 11)

Ruben Neves - The Wolves midfielder would prefer to stay in the Premier League if he leaves Wolves this summer with the club ready to demand about £70m for their star midfielder. Wolves midfielder (Daily Mail, May 7).

Youri Tielemans - Tielemans has admitted for the first time he could leave Leicester this summer amid strong interest in the midfielder from Arsenal (Daily Mail, June 8); Arsenal is reportedly one of three clubs looking to prise Tielemans away from Leicester in the summer (The Sun, May 10); Arsenal is closing on a £40m deal to sign Tielemans but could face late competition from Real Madrid (The Sun, May 8).



The latest players linked with an Arsenal exit

Bukayo Saka - Manchester City has stepped up their interest in Arsenal and England star Saka. (Daily Mail, June 7)

Nuno Tavares - Arsenal is reportedly ready to allow left-back Tavares to leave on loan next season (The Sun, June 4).

Lucas Torreira - Lazio is ready to make their move for Arsenal outcast Torreira after Fiorentina failed to trigger their option to buy him following a loan spell (The Sun, June 4); Torreira has told Arsenal he wants to stay with Fiorentina even though the Italians failed to trigger their option to buy him (The Sun, June 2).

Bernd Leno - Benfica is keen on signing Arsenal's out-of-favour goalkeeper Leno, but is quibbling over the Premier League side's meagre £8.5m valuations of the Germany international (The Sun, May 30).

Eddie Nketiah - Arsenal's last-ditch effort to tempt Nketiah to stay at the Emirates includes a massive pay rise which would see any new deal earn him £100,000 a week (Daily Mail, May 26); Nketiah is now set to STAY at the club, with one source telling Sky Sports News he is finalising details on a new contract (Sky Sports, May 25)

Gabriel Magalhaes - Gabriel is happy at the club and will not push for a move to Juventus (Daily Telegraph, May 25); Arsenal chiefs are considering whether to sell defender Gabriel with a reported £51million offer on the table from Juventus (Tuttosport, May 19).

Nicolas Pepe – club-record signing Pepe could push for a move out of Arsenal after growing frustrated with his lack of game time (Daily Mirror, May 19).

William Saliba - Saliba has put an end to speculation he could leave Arsenal this summer after confirming he will return to the club for pre-season (various - June 5); Newcastle has joined the race to sign Saliba should the Gunners decide not to add him to their first-team plans (Daily Mirror, June 1); Marseille president Pablo Longoria will continue his attempts to talk with Arsenal over a permanent deal for defender Saliba despite Mikel Arteta's recent comments that he would get a chance to earn a first-team spot with the Premier League club this summer (Daily Mirror, May 26).



What are the latest contract talks?

Mohamed Elneny - the Egypt midfielder has signed a new one-year contract with Arsenal keeping him at the club until next summer (May 25).

Bukayo Saka - Arsenal are shrugging off speculation surrounding Saka and are happy to wait for the player to finish his summer holiday before launching contract negotiations (The Sun, June 8); Arsenal are under pressure to include a release clause in the new contract they are planning to offer Saka, with formal talks with his representatives due to start at the end of the season (Daily Mail, May 21).


Confirmed Arsenal signings

Matt Turner - New England Revolution, undisclosed

Confirmed Arsenal departures


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