Arsenal transfer news: Vargas deal imminent? Arteta tipped to sign new deal

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A round up of transfer stories this morning about Arsenal.

Arsenal have reportedly agreed a deal to sign Eduardo Vargas on loan from Napoli for this season.

Arsene Wenger has been hunting for attacking reinforcements with Samuel Eto’o also mentioned as a short term addition to the squad.

Olivier Giroud and Yaya Sanogo remain the only recognised out and out strikers at the club.

Mikel Arteta is set to sign a new contract with the Premier League giants.

Arteta has been named as the club’s new captain for this season after rumours linking him with an Arsenal exit.

Athletic Bilbao were thought to be one of the sides looking to tempt him away from the Emirates.

Arsenal could still pull off a deal for Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira.

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The German holding player could be available for as little as £8 million according to various reports.

The motive behind slashing the £20 million price tag is apparently to create competition among interested parties.

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