BBC reporter delivers latest Arsenal transfer update

Arsenal are yet to agree a fee to sign Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia this summer, according to David Ornstein

Arsenal are yet to agree a fee to sign Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia this summer, according to BBC journalist David Ornstein.

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The Gunners have been heavily linked with a bid to bring the Germany international defender to The Emirates in recent days after both Gabriel Paulista and Per Mertesacker were ruled out of action for a number of weeks.

Arsenal have already signed one defender this summer in the form of Rob Holding from Bolton Wanderers, and Arsene Wenger was forced to give the 20-year-old his debut in the Gunners’ 4-3 loss to Liverpool on Sunday.

However, the north London club look to be short at the back and are thought to be keen in luring the 24-year-old Mustafi to the capital.

Now, BBC reporter Ornstein has claimed that Arsenal are yet to agree a fee with another club and that the Gunners are also considering other options ahead of the close of the summer transfer window.

Ornstein tweeted:

Arsenal finished second in the Premier League table last season.

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