Arsenal news and transfers live: Xhaka contract, James Maddison update, Marco Asensio interest

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We are now well into the final month of the summer transfer window and the Gunners are set for a busy last few weeks in terms of business with Mikel Arteta continuing the rebuild of his squad.

So far, Nuno Tavares, Albert Sambi Lokonga and Ben White have all arrived at the Emirates Stadium for a combined fee of around £75million.

But the north London club continue to be linked with a host of new players, with the 2021/22 season getting underway midway through the month.

James Maddison is of interest to Arsenal and in today’s live blog, we have an update on the Gunners’ pursuit of the Leicester City star.

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