Saliba (left) joined Saint-Etienne in 2016 Arsenal are set to sign Saint-Etienne defender William Saliba in a 30m euro (£27m) deal that will see him loaned back to the Ligue 1 club next season. The Gunners will pay for the 18-year-old in instalments, which will not have a major impact on their restricted budget of…

Edu made 133 appearances for Arsenal between 2001 and 2005 Former Arsenal midfielder Edu has been appointed as the club’s first technical director. The 41-year-old returns to Emirates Stadium after leaving his role as general coordinator of Brazil. The Brazilian played for Arsenal between 2001 and 2005 winning two league titles, including the ‘Invincibles’ season…

Liverpool supporters are one of four groups calling for changes from Uefa Fan groups from Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham have called for support from Europe to demand Uefa improve access to major finals. The four clubs contested the Champions League and Europa League finals last season but issues around ticket prices and travel prompted…

Zaha has been in action for Ivory Coast at the Africa Cup of Nations Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha is keen to leave the club this summer and favours a move to Arsenal, who would like to recruit him. Palace value the Ivory Coast international at up to £80m. However, with Aaron Wan-Bissaka set to…

Arsenal are expected to return with an improved offer for Kieran Tierney Arsenal are in talks with Celtic to sign Scotland defender Kieran Tierney. The Premier League club had a £15m bid rejected by the Scottish champions but are expected to return with an improved offer for the 22-year-old. There is optimism that an agreement…

Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney is the subject of transfer interest from Arsenal Former Celtic goalkeeper Pat Bonner has questioned whether Arsenal is “a big enough club” for Kieran Tierney after the Premier League side had a £15m bid for the Parkhead defender rejected. Arsenal are optimistic of signing 22-year-old left-back Tierney from the Scottish champions….

Alex Nichols admitted a charge of improper language and/or behaviour towards a referee Arsenal have warned youth coach Alex Nichols after he was banned for three matches and fined £400 for verbally abusing a teenage female referee. Nichols was initially banned for one game and fined £300 but this was increased at a second hearing…

Darren Burgess was head of fitness and conditioning at Liverpool between 2010 and 2012 Arsenal director of high performance Darren Burgess is set to leave the Emirates after two years with the club. It is understood Burgess, 45, was sacked days after the Gunners’ 4-1 Europa League final defeat by Chelsea. Head of performance Shad…