This is Naija News compilation of the latest Arsenal news online for today, Saturday, May 25th, 2019.
Arsenal Watch Sampdoria Players
Europa League finalist Arsenal are preparing for a busy transfer window.
Unai Emery has asked his scouts to watch Sampdoria pair Joachim Andersen and Dennis Praet when they play Juventus on Sunday.
It is not the first time Arsenal – who signed Lucas Torreira from Sampdoria last summer – have watched defender Andersen and midfielder Praet.
Former Gunner, Baptista Retire From Football
Former Arsenal star Julio Baptista has retired from football.
In a post on Twitter, the 37-year-old announced his decision to hang up his boot.
He has been struggling with injuries in recent years and most recently played for Romanian side CFR Cluj.
Arsenal Want Umtiti To Solve Defence Problem
Arsenal have identified Barcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti as the man to solve their defensive problems.
The Frenchman has been lined-up as a potential replacement for Laurent Koscielny, according to L’Équipe.
Shkodran Mustafi is being linked with a move to Italy following a disappointing spell in north London, while Koscielny is coming towards the end of his career with the Frenchman turning 34 in September.
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