12.30pm Arsenal news LIVE: Ozil sends Gnabry tweet after he wears Gunners shirt, naked Sol Campbell, Jose Reyes tragedy – The Sun
MIKEL ARTETA is plotting an overhaul at Arsenal after winning his own personal battle with coronavirus.
Serge Gnabry turned heads by wearing a Gunners shirt in a video, but it is unlikely Arteta could lure him back from Bayern Munich.
But we have all the latest transfer talk and more information about the Jose Reyes tragedy.
Follow all the latest Arsenal news and gossip with our blog below…
Arsenal have sent their fans wild by joining in the opendoorchallenge by commemorating Gabriel Martinelli's goal against Chelsea.
TAKING THE MKH
Arsenal have reportedly rejected two bids from Roma to sign Henrikh Mkhitaryan on a permanent basis.
The Express claim the Serie A sides latest offer was in the region of £10million for the Armenian, who has impressed on loan in Italy.
Tottenham fans could be greeted by the sight of a naked Sol Campbell during their derby clash against Arsenal once the football season resumes.
Gunners supporters continuously taunt Spurs over their former skipper who ran his contract down in 2001 before joining the red half of North London on a free transfer.
Samuel Umtiti will be sold by Barcelona this summer, according to reports.
And that has put the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea on red alert.
According to Sport, the defender could be available for between as little as £26million and £35m when the transfer window reopens.
Barcelona are keen to raise some cash to spend on their other targets and are therefore trying to flog some of their valuable assets.
Arsenal were interested in making a deal happen in the January window but opted to sign Pablo Mari on loan instead.
European football chiefs have admitted for the first time the season may have to be scrapped.
A joint letter to all leagues and clubs confirms that finishing the campaign despite the coronavirus crisis is the collective aim of European football.
It promised: “Concrete plans are being drawn up.
“Work is now focusing on scenarios encompassing the months of July and August, including the possibility that the UEFA competitions restart after the completion of domestic leagues.”
The letter added: “ A joint management of calendars is strictly required as the conclusion of the current season must be coordinated with the start of the new one, which may be partly impacted because of the overstretch.
“Closely following the development of the current situation, we will indicate as soon as possible, and ideally by mid-May, which of the plans can be enacted for the completion of the season without leaving anyone behind.
“Stopping competitions should really be the last resort after acknowledging that no calendar alternative would allow to conclude the season.”
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