Carrasco suspendedArsenal target Yannick Carrasco has been suspended by Chinese club Dalian Yifang.And the Daily Star say that could open the door to a potential transfer.Unai Emery is keen on the Belgium international, with the Spaniard eyeing a winger this summer.But Carrasco’s future is now up in the air, which could help Arsenal in their pursuit of the former Atletico Madrid ace.Dalian suspended Carrasco after he missed their game against Hebei Fortune because he had returned late from international duty.Emery stance on TorreiraArsenal boss Unai Emery is refusing to sell Lucas Torreira this summer.The Evening Standard claim Emery sees the former Sampdoria midfielder as an integral part of his side.However, it’s claimed Arsenal would be forced to consider a significant bid for the 22-year-old.Napoli and AC Milan are chasing the midfielder this summer.Arsenal change transfer plansArsenal are reassessing their transfer plans as deals for Yannick Carrasco and Ryan Fraser stall.The Evening Standard claim the Gunners’ transfer budget is an issue.Arsenal have around £40-45m to spend this summer – and Carrasco and Fraser could cost over £60m.Unai Emery is desperate to sign a new winger this summer.Man Utd comparisonArsenal hero Charlie Nicholas has hit out at owner Stan Kroenke as Man Utd close in on Aaron Wan-Bissaka.“We’re being slow again in the market,” Nicholas said. “The manager has identified plenty of options. “Defensively is the key area. I just hope we don’t delay these deals.”Arsenal need to get into the market. We need three defenders to come in which will cost £60-£70m.“We can’t afford someone like Aaron Wan-Bissaka but we need a whole new defence really.”Celtic swap dealArsenal have upped their interest in Celtic defender Kieran Tierney.Express Sport understands the Gunners view the Scotland international as an ideal long-term replacement for Nacho Monreal.Celtic want around £25million for Tierney this summer – a large chunk of Arsenal’s budget.However, the Gunners could offer a fringe player like Carl Jenkinson in a player-plus-cash deal.Defender deal closeArsenal are closing in on Saint-Etienne centre-back William Saliba.French outlet Le10 Sport claim the Gunners have agreed terms with the player over his contract.However, Arsenal are yet to make a formal bid for the defender, 18.The Gunners are expected to pay around £27m (€30m) for Saliba.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hint?Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has liked an Instagram post criticising Arsenal boss Unai Emery and the club’s transfer strategy amid reports linking him with Man Utd.Arsenal fans’ fears over Aubameyang’s future will not have been helped by his latest action on social media.The striker liked a post from the Gunners’ fan TV channel AFTV.The post was a video of two AFTV regulars Claude and Ty discussing Arsenal’s summer transfer plans.The caption of the video called head coach Emery a “puppet” and Claude was critical of the type of player Arsenal have been linked with in the transfer window.



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