Sport

9pm Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Emery hints at further sales this month, Ozil and Kolasinac OUT of Newcastle game because of ‘security fears’ – The Sun

THE transfer window has now closed – and attention turns towards Arsenal's Prem opener against Newcastle.

Kieran Tierney has signed and David Luiz has made the switch across the capital as Unai Emery's side took deadline day by storm – and could still sell players as the window in European leagues is over at the end of the month.

Follow ALL of the latest Arsenal news and gossip below…

  • MESUT OZIL and Sead Kolasinac will NOT be in Arsenal's squad for tomorrow's Premier League game at Newcastle because of “further security incidents”.

    The players were involved in a car-jacking attempt by an armed gang in North London two weeks ago

    Unai Emery is also yet to announce who his main club captain will be and Granit Xhaka, Mesut Ozil and Nacho Monreal will be in contention for the armband.

    Arsenal signed Kieran Tierney ONLY after agreeing to meet Celtic's sell-on demands, according to reports.

    Frank Lampard claimed David Luiz did not go on strike before his move to Arsenal.

    Chelsea sold Luiz to their London rivals on deadline day for a fee of £8m after it was reported that the Brazilian was no longer in first-team plans at Stamford Bridge.

  • UNAI EMERY has hinted that further sales at Arsenal could take place over the coming weeks.

    Speaking at Arsenal's pre-match press conference, the Spaniard said: “In the next 20-25 days some players will leave.

    “It's the reason, I want to close our squad clearly.”

    German defender Shkodran Mustafi has been linked with a move away.

    While the English transfer window closed on Thursday, teams in most European countries are still able to be active in the market.

  • REISS NELSON learning from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – what are they talking about?

  • CHELSEA club doctor Paco Biosca was left in tears by David Luiz's departure to Arsenal, the defender has revealed.

    In a behind the scenes clip for his new club's YouTube channel, he told Gunners doctor Gary O'Driscoll of his former colleague's sadness.

    Both Luiz and O'Driscoll claim to be good friends with Biosca and broke the ice during their meeting by discussing the Spaniard.

    Before the defender was put through one part of his medical to join Arsenal, the Chelsea doctor came up in conversation.

    Luiz said: “Paco’s amazing.

    “He’s crying, he’s crying. He called me crying.

    “I have a great, great relationship with him.”

Source: Read Full Article