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2016 Arsenal Summer Transfer Window Tracker

All your Arsenal-related transfer rumors in one place

Arsene Wenger Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images

For a general guide on the window, see FBJ0’s primer from back in early April.

Random Rumors

January 16: Lorenzo Insigne linked with Arsenal by Lorenzo Insigne's agent

April 11: Henry Winter: Arsenal will buy N'Golo Kante

April 14: Arsenal show interest in another Dutch wonder

April 28: Arsenal join the chase for Dortmund's Mkhitaryan

May 4: It begins: Arsenal linked with N'Golo Kante

May 12: Arsenal step up striker search post Welbeck injury

May 22: Arsenal to bid for Bayern center-back Benatia?

May 26: Are Arsenal in for Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly?

May 26: Arsenal improve bid for highly-rated defender

May 27: Now that Xhaka's done, what's next for Arsenal?

May 28: Arsenal linked with world-class left back

May 30: Arsenal to activate Rodriguez release clause?

June 4: Henrikh Mkhitaryan wants to come to Arsenal, maybe

June 5: Kicker: Dortmund may be willing to sell Mkhitaryan

June 6: Arsenal prefer Henrikh Mkhitaryan over Mahrez

June 6: Rodriguez: Arsenal move would be "exciting"

June 14: Ricardo Rodriguez is leaving Wolfsburg

June 14: Mkhitaryan won't extend Dortmund deal – or leave

June 27: REPORT: Arsenal make offer for Gabigol

June 29: Arsenal showing interest in Japanese international striker

June 30: Arsenal haven’t actually talked to Gabigol

July 3: Arsenal agree deal in principle to sign Takuma Asano

July 7: So, about Arsenal’s rumored Draxler bid...

July 8: One that got away: Djibril Sidibe joins Monaco

July 11: Where there’s smoke: Giroud + €60M = Higuain?

July 15: Arsenal Transfer News: Julian Draxler staying at Wolfsburg

July 15: Where there’s smoke: Arsenal to bid for Carlos Bacca?

July 16: Napoli’s club radio claims Higuain is London-bound

July 18: Arsenal link with Mauro Icardi seems little more than contract ploy

July 18: Rob Holding: wandering to London?

July 19: Rob Holding transfer: defender to be Arsenal player by tomorrow

July 20: The smoke thickens: Icardi’s agent in London

July 22: Arsenal sign Rob Holding from Bolton Wanderers

July 23: Report: Arsenal to sign Mahrez (UPDATED)

August 1: Arsenal bid €16m on Bruno Peres

August 2: Draxler wants to leave, Arsenal’s ears perk up

August 2: Is Riyad Mahrez Arsenal bound?

August 3: Wolfsburg digs heels in over Julian Draxler and his desire to move away

August 3: Julian Draxler bid made by...Everton?

August 10: Leicester City reject £30 million Arsenal bid for Riyad Mahrez

August 10: Arsenal have not put in a Mahrez bid, say Sky

August 17: Rumored Arsenal transfer target Mahrez signs with Leicester

August 18: Wenger: Arsenal working “hard” on transfers

August 24: Reports: Arsenal pursuing Griezmann, too expensive for Board

August 31: Liverpool say Sturridge staying put, despite agent maneuverings

Lu lu Lucas

August 24: Report: Arsenal to bid on La Liga striker

August 25: Ornstein, others: Arsenal completing Lucas Perez transfer

August 25: Deportivo rumored to have accepted Arsenal bid for Lucas Perez

August 25: Ornstein: Lucas is an Arsenal player

August 26: Ornstein: Lucas medical is “today”

August 26: Wenger “99% confident” on new signings

August 27: Arsène Wenger confirms Lucas Pérez signing

August 28: Lucas announcement expected Tuesday

August 29: Lucas Perez will report to Arsenal tomorrow

Must we Mustafi?

July 28: Arsenal targeting Valencia’s Shkodran Mustafi

August 4: Ornstein: Arsenal interested in Mustafi, not pursuing Mahrez or Draxler

August 8: Arsenal make Valencia's Shkodran Mustafi "top priority"

August 9: David Ornstein confirms Arsenal interest in Mustafi transfer

August 10: Report: Arsenal confident of Mustafi transfer

August 10: €35 million Mustafi bid expected soon

August 11: Sky: Arsenal agree personal terms with Mustafi

August 12: Valencia’s Peter Lim in selling mood, heads to London

August 15: Arsenal have no deal with Mustafi

August 18: Friday might be Mustafi Day

August 22: Valencia manager says Mustafi not for sale

August 24: Mustafi update no. 2309578: more rumors

August 25: Ornstein: Arsenal close to agreeing Shkodran Mustafi deal

August 26: Ornstein: Mustafi fee agreed at £35 million

August 27: Arsène Wenger confirms Mustafi signing

August 28: Mustafi announcement expected on Tuesday

La La Lacazette

June 29: Wenger on Lacazette: Neither confirm nor deny

July 5: Arsenal want Morata, will settle for Lacazette

July 5: Arsenal reportedly prepared to trigger Lacazette’s release clause

July 10: Lyon: Arsenal haven’t asked us about Lacazette

July 22: Where there’s (a little more) smoke: Arsenal to bid for Lacazette?

July 26: Lyon reject Arsenal’s bid for Lacazette

July 26: Arsenal to make improved bid for Lacazette

July 29: Arsenal prepare £35m bid for Alexandre Lacazette

August 10: Lyon not selling Lacazette for under €70 million

More Alvaro

April 8: Report: Arsenal targeting Alvaro Morata

May 13: Are Arsenal in for Morata when Real flip him?

May 18: Another Morata to Arsenal rumor surfaces today

May 23: Alvaro Morata rumors heat up, remain unreliable

May 23: Morata's agent in negotiations for Madrid return

June 21: Real Madrid buy Alvaro Morata back

June 22: Mirror: Alvaro Morata too expensive for Arsenal

July 4: The Alvaro Morata story gets another chapter

July 5: Arsenal want Morata, will settle for Lacazette

July 7: Real Madrid indicate a willingness to sell Morata

July 9: No Real Sale: Arsenal miss out on Morata

Arsenal’s Own

March 23: Hector Bellerin reassures Arsenal fans over his future

April 19: Alexis/Ozil contract woes probably overblown

April 27: Ozil: "No hurry" on contract negotiations

April 27: Cazorla interested in eventual Villarreal return

April 28: Report: Pep wants Theo at City

April 29: Captain talks to The Ox about Saints return

May 5: Wolfsburg interested in Olivier Giroud?

May 5: Mathieu Flamini may be bound for Greece

May 6: Report: Alexis Sanchez Arsenal future in doubt

May 9: Where there's smoke: Theo Walcott to West Ham?

May 11: Italian giants potentially interested in Alexis

May 26: Hector Bellerin linked with a move back to Barcelona

May 27: Aaron Ramsey reiterates a desire to play in Spain

June 6: Theo Walcott could remain at Arsenal next season

June 7: After Barca interest, star to get new contract

July 5: Some Twitter dunce says West Ham want Giroud

July 8: Olivier Giroud is ours and you can’t have him

July 9: Isaac Hayden set for Newcastle move?

July 10: Alexis Sanchez: Not for sale, sorry

July 13: Olivier Giroud's agent opens up possibility of playing elsewhere

July 13: Jon Toral loaned to Granada

July 14: Roma still want Sczcesny

July 18: Agent: Giroud swap deals are false

July 22: Calum Chambers might be moving out on loan

July 25: Bordeaux want Debuchy

July 27: Wojciech Szczesny to be loaned to Roma

August 4: Wojciech Szczesny returns to AS Roma on loan

August 19: Arsenal to loan out Joel Campbell

August 21: Joel Campbell joins Sporting Lisbon on loan

August 26: Arsenal will look to loan out Calum Chambers

August 26: Takuma Asano loaned to Stuttgart

August 29: Calum Chambers likely heading to Middlesbrough on loan

August 29: Jack Wilshere might be going out on loan

August 30: Transfer Rumour: Bayern to sign Serge Gnabry?

August 31: Arsenal’s Nwakali joins MVV Maastrich on season loan

August 31: AFC Bournemouth announces Jack Wilshere loan

The Xhaka Saga

March 30: Arsenal to sign Granit Xhaka?

April 5: Xhaka Arsenal's top target, other summer tidbits

April 20: Another report: Arsenal "confident" of Xhaka buy

May 9: Where there's smoke: Granit Xhaka signing? Maybe?

May 11: Xhaka wants Arsenal transfer decided before Euro 2016

May 16: John Cross: Xhaka deal "agreed in principle"

May 17: Xhaka: My Gladbach "circle has been closed"

May 17: Gladbach: Someone has actually bid on Granit Xhaka

May 18: Xhaka: Arsenal "absolutely" a club I could join

May 19: Arsenal's first Xhaka bid laughed off by Gladbach

May 19: Granit Xhaka on his way to London, possibly

May 20: Telegraph: Granit Xhaka will sign with Arsenal

May 20: Ornstein: Xhaka deal "close"

May 23: Cross: Xhaka deal to be announced within 48 hours

May 24: Swiss source: Xhaka deal will be done Wednesday

May 25: Arsenal announce Granit Xhaka signing

June 28: Juventus can't take a hint, still are after Alexis

August 1: Arsenal reject West Ham's request to take Kieran Gibbs on loan

Jaime Vardy, Spurned

June 3: Arsenal allegedly after Vardy, for some reason

June 4: Ranieri on Vardy-to-Arsenal rumor: "It's all true"

June 4: Jamie Vardy could have Arsenal medical Sunday

June 5: Giroud: Jamie Vardy wants to join Arsenal

June 5: Leicester City to offer Jamie Vardy new contract

June 5: Ornstein: Arsenal expect Vardy decision Monday

June 6: Vardy decision still expected Monday, either way

June 6: John Cross: Jamie Vardy may stay at Leicester City

June 7: Vardy to wait until after Euros to make decision

June 9: Your Daily Vardy: 80% likely to stay at Leicester

June 13: Your weekly Vardy: still undecided

June 19: Wenger (& Ornstein): Vardy's staying at Leicester

June 23: Vardy extends Leicester City contract