Arsenal transfer news: Catch all the latest Arsenal transfer headlines, including updates on Benjamin Henrichs, Aurelien Tchouameni and Granit Xhaka

Here is your Arsenal transfer roundup on Tuesday, July 4.

Bundesliga star interest

Arsenal have opened talks with the management of Bundesliga star Benjamin Henrichs over a potential move to the club this summer, according to Sky Sports Germany. The 26-year-old RB Leipzig player is versatile, able to play as both a right-back, a wing-back and in midfield.

While talks are claimed to have occurred, the defender is said to only be viewed as a backup target at this stage and it remains to be seen if a deal will be pursued.

Aurelien Tchouameni offer increase

Arsenal are ready to make a move for Real Madrid midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni this summer, according to Spanish outlet Defensa Central. The report claims the Gunners touted the possibility of an opening offer at roughly £69million for the France international, not long after he has made the move to Los Blancos.

With a deal unlikely to be struck there, it is also said that the north London outfit have increased any potential offer to roughly £77million. It comes as Mikel Arteta looks to rework his midfield ranks, though it remains to be seen if such an expensive move would be sanctioned after a string of other huge deals.

Granit Xhaka deal agreed

Granit Xhaka is closing in on a £21.5 million transfer to Bayer Leverkusen in the coming weeks, understands. Reports had previously suggested that the Swiss international was set join the Bundesliga side for a fee worth roughly £13m, however the deal is now set to pocket the Gunners more than claimed.

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