Arsenal news and transfers LIVE: £50m target identified, Dembele scouted, Ruben Neves latest

Hello and welcome to’s live Arsenal blog on Thursday!

Despite a spirited display, Arsenal ultimately came away from their clash with Liverpool empty-handed on Wednesday night. Two second-half goals from Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino were the difference, leaving the race for the top four hanging in the balance.

But will have once again been encouraged with what he saw from his side, particularly in the first half. Part of him will have been fearful of a repeat of the 4-0 suffered at Anfield but there were significant signs of improvement at the Emirates.

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As well as all the remaining fall out from the game, we will bring you the latest transfer rumours as they happen including the latest on potential moves for Erling Haaland and Ronald Araujo.

Meanwhile, our focus will also slowly begin to turn to Arsenal’s next opportunity to increase their claim for a top four spot as they take on Aston Villa at the weekend.

With that in mind, stick around and will keep you posted.

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