Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Latest deadline day news on Douglas Luiz, Youri Tielemans, Danilo and more
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Arsenal's deadline day is underway, with updates already making their way through.
The Gunners have been hit with the injuries to two important midfielders in Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny, so are expected to attempt to sign a midfielder today.
Links to wingers have persisted all summer, but if Arsenal make a move for one today is not clear.
Arsenal travel to Old Trafford to take Manchester United, as they look to continue their perfect record to start off the season.
Follow below as we update you with all the latest news.
The latest Arsenal deadline day news (Refresh for new updates)
5:49pm - Aston Villa reject second Arsenal bid
According to Jason Burt of the Telegraph, Aston Villa have turned down Arsenal's second bid for midfielder Douglas Luiz, worth around £23m.
Arsenal are now considering what to do next.
4:18pm - Arsenal submit second bid for Douglas Luiz
Sky Sports report that Arsenal have made a second bid for Douglas Luiz, worth around £25m.
🚨 Arsenal are set to make a new & improved offer worth £25m to Aston Villa for midfielder Douglas Luiz in the next few moments. [Sky] #afc pic.twitter.com/xrmC0oczHt— afcstuff (@afcstuff) September 1, 2022
3:30pm - Arsenal to go back in with second bid for Douglas Luiz
David Ornstein reports Arsenal will return with a second bid for Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz.
The Gunners' opening bid was unsuccessful and Aston Villa are determined to keep the player at the club.
Arsenal will keep pushing however, and Luiz is keen to leave.
🚨 Arsenal are going back in with a second offer for Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz, it is understood, after their first bid was unsuccessful. Arsenal are not giving up on Luiz, despite Villa remaining adamant the player is not for sale. [@David_Ornstein] #afc— afcstuff (@afcstuff) September 1, 2022
2:10pm - Hector Bellerin will join Barcelona on a free transfer
According to David Ornstein, Hector Bellerin will join Barcelona on a free transfer.
The defender will take a pay-cut to join the Spanish club and will waive any fees owed by the Gunners.
🚨 Héctor Bellerín will be taking a pay cut to make the move to Barcelona possible & he has also waived any payments he was owed by Arsenal. [@David_Ornstein] #afc— afcstuff (@afcstuff) September 1, 2022
1:02pm - Hector Bellerin agrees contract termination
According to James Olley, Hector Bellerin has agreed to terminate his contract with Arsenal.
The defender will now negotiate a contract with Barcelona.
🚨 Arsenal have agreed a contract termination with Héctor Bellerín. The player is now in advanced talks to join Barcelona, with sources close to Bellerín expecting the deal to get done. [@JamesOlley] #afc— afcstuff (@afcstuff) September 1, 2022
12:26pm - Arsenal submit offer for Douglas Luiz
According to Sami Mokbel of the Daily Mail, Arsenal have now submitted an offer for Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luz.
The bid is thought to be in the region of £20m.
11:45am - Arsenal prepared to reach an agreement on personal terms with Douglas Luiz
According to Fabrizio Romano, the midfielder is keen on the potential move to the Emirates.
🚨 Arsenal are prepared to reach an agreement on personal terms with Douglas Luiz, with the player keen on the move. [@FabrizioRomano] #afc— afcstuff (@afcstuff) September 1, 2022
11:37am - Aston Villa have bid for Dendoncker accepted
According to David Ornstein, Aston Villa have had a bid accepted for Wolves midfielder Leandro Dendoncker.
The move could potentially open the exit door for Douglas Luiz.
🚨 BREAKING: Aston Villa have had an offer accepted by Wolverhampton Wanderers for Leander Dendoncker. Transfer fee €15m total. Permission granted by #WWFC for 27yo Belgium int’l midfielder to take medical + complete #AVFC move @TheAthleticUK #DeadlineDay https://t.co/hXdX8m0GOx— David Ornstein (@David_Ornstein) September 1, 2022
10:43am - Arsenal pushing hard for Douglas Luiz
According to multiple reports, including the reliable David Ornstein, Arsenal are pushing to sign Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz.
The Gunners are reportedly preparing an offer for the Brazilian. Aston Villa do not want to sell, but the player wants to leave and has less than a year remaining on his Villa contract.
🚨 Arsenal are preparing an offer to sign Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz, The Athletic understands. Villa remain adamant that Luiz is not for sale but it is believed the player wants to leave. [@David_Ornstein] #afc https://t.co/UUtUlWF057— afcstuff (@afcstuff) September 1, 2022
10:30am - Barcelona have chosen to sign Hector Bellerin
According to Relevo in Spain, Barcelona have chosen to sign Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin.
They report Bellerin will terminate his contract with the Gunners and join Barcelona on a 'significant' salary reduction.
🚨 Barcelona have chosen to SIGN Héctor Bellerín. They are in advanced talks with the player about a return. Bellerín will terminate his contract at Arsenal & would join Barcelona with a ‘significant’ salary reduction. [@relevo, @hugocerezo] #afc— afcstuff (@afcstuff) September 1, 2022
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