Friday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip.
Cech’s first game for his new club could come against Chelsea when the two sides meet in the Community Shield before the season kicks off in August.
Napoli want £67m – the buyout clause – for Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain, 27, a target for Arsenal, The Guardian reports.
The Argentine international has already told Napoli that he wants to move on this summer, nut the Serie A side are driving a hard bargain.
Borussia Dortmund say they will not sell striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 26, a reported £30m target for Arsenal, the Daily Star reports.
The Gunners had been looking at the Gabonese international as they searched to add more options to their forward line this summer.
Arsenal are facing some serious competition in the race to sign Aymen Abdennour from Newcastle United, according to the Daily Express.
It is believed that the Magpies have made an offer of £12m to land his signature.
Arsenal are set to launch an £11m bid to sign Napoli defender Faouzi Ghoulam, according to the Daily Mirror.