Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Pedro Neto boost, Lucas Paqueta top target, Tielemans talks ongoing, Yeremy Pino bid
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Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin has reportedly offered himself to Barcelona on a free transfer as he looks for a way out of the Emirates.
According to Mundo Deportivo, Bellerin is open to options, with a move to Barcelona thought to be among the top priorities.
Meanwhile, Nicolas Pepe’s agent has sparked speculation the Arsenal winger could return to France.
The Ivory Coast star, 27, seems further away from a regular place this season as Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli and Emile Smith Rowe continue to progress.
And the £72million record buy’s representative has been spotted in France.
Elsewhere, Manchester United and Arsenal are set to battle it out for Brighton star Moises Caicedo.
According to the Mirror, both United and the Gunners are interested in signing Caicedo before deadline day.
In other news, Arsenal are in pole position to sign Lyon midfielder Lucas Paqueta, according to reports.
Paqueta, 24, has emerged as one of Mikel Arteta’s top transfer targets this summer.
Brazilian outlet UOL Esporte have also claimed that Arsenal ‘appear the main candidate’ to sign him.
Finally, Arsenal starlet Salah Oulad M’Hand is reportedly closing in on a loan switch to Championship side Hull.
The Yorkshire outfit are claimed to have the option to turn his temporary spell into a permanent stay next summer.
According to the Hull Daily Mail, the Tigers have agreed a loan with a buy-option for the ex-Feyenoord youth ace.
Personal terms have already been agreed with Hull and Salah, who have made landing the player a top priority this window.