All the latest Arsenal transfer news and rumours from across the British and European press on Friday, June 16.
Arsenal have had a £17.6m bid for Juan Cuadrado rejected by Juventus, according to reports in .
The Colombia international forward, 29, is currently contracted to the Serie A champions until the summer of 2020 having only just agreed to join the ‘Old Lady of Italian Football’ on a permanent deal from Chelsea.
Meanwhile, say that the Gunners are ready to use striker Olivier Giroud in any deal to help sign Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe or Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette this summer.
Manager Arsene Wenger is understood to want to strengthen his options in attack at the Emirates next season, with the Frenchman prepared to offload Giroud in part exchange for either of the Ligue 1 forwards.
Elsewhere, defender Nacho Monreal says he is “almost certain” that Hector Bellerin will still be at the north London club next season despite interest from Barcelona, reports
The Spain international right back spent eight years at the Barca youth academy, before moving to Arsenal in 20111.