Arsenal line up transfer moves while Liverpool target wonderkid

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Arsenal beat North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in the League Cup last night, but Saturday’s 1-0 Premier League loss at Chelsea made it a mixed start to the season for Arsene Wenger’s men.

According to reports, the Gunners are already lining up transfer moves for January and next summer as they look to launch a serious title challenge.

That is just one of the stories to have made today’s headlines, with Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United among the other clubs to feature.

Arsenal will make a £13million bid for Juventus defender Daniele Rugani in January. (Calciomercato)

Mesut Ozil could be in line for a new contract at Arsenal, with Wenger ready to review the deals of his players. (Daily Mirror)

The agent of Ozil has suggested he could join Fenerbahce in the summer, though. (Radyospor)

Highly-rated Birmingham City winger Demarai Gray, who is wanted by Liverpool, has a clause in his contract which will allow him to leave for £3million in January. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal made enquiries about Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski in the summer, but were knocked back. (Daily Mail)

Marcos Rojo’s agent has insisted the defender is happy at Man United. (Radio Kiss Kiss)

Man City defender Bacary Sagna says he never considered leaving the club during a difficult first season. (Manchester Evening News)

Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Newcastle United and Sunderland.