Arsenal Transfer News LIVE: Gabriel Jesus Impressive DEBUT, Paquetá Battle, LAST Tielemans, Lisandro Martinez Update

GABRIEL JESUS ​​made his Arsenal debut, and it took just 90 SECONDS to open his account.

The Brazil star came off the bench to score in a spirited 5-3 win at Nuremberg.

On the transfer front, the Gunners are interested in signing Lucas Paquetá from Lyon, who Mikel Arteta is said to be lobbying for, with Newcastle also interested.

And, the Gunners are set to launch a new £30m offer for Youri Tielemans this week, SunSport may reveal.

The Gunners are confident of landing their man, who has turned down all of Leicester’s contract offers.

IN: Marquinhos, Fabio Vieira, Matt Turner, Gabriel Jesus
OUTSIDE: Alexandre Lacazette (released)


Stay up to date with the latest from the Emirates…

  • Tierney’s 30 minute cameo

    The fans were worried about the substitution of Kieran Tierney in 30 minutes, but it’s all part of Mikel Arteta’s plan.

    Tierney drew more groans and groans from Arsenal fans when the injury-plagued left-back was pulled just half an hour after Saturday’s 5-3 friendly win over Nurnberg.

    But it was boss Arteta who relieved Tierney in his first match after three months out following knee surgery.

    One follower noted, “He came out at exactly 30 minutes and did the same thing last preseason. I guess it’s just to give the players some playing time. It looks good when I watch the game.”

    Some noted that Tierney warmed up at halftime, suggesting his early retirement was part of his master conditioning plan.

  • Bennacer’s stage in Milan

    Arsenal regretted letting Bennacer leave early, as his excellent performances for Empoli saw him sign for AC Milan two years later.

    Since then, the Algerian international has become a key member for the Rossoneri.

    In three years for the Serie A giants, Bennacer has appeared in 105 matches in all competitions.

    Including 40 last season when Milan won their first Scudetto title since 2011.

  • Arsenal analyze Bennacer meeting

    Arsenal are reportedly weighing a £34m offer to bring AC Milan midfielder Ismael Bennacer back to the Emirates.

    The 24-year-old played once for the Gunners first team during the 2015-16 season, before being sold to Italian side Empoli in 2017.

    And Calciomercatoweb reports that Mikel Arteta is now considering a potential hit for his former teammate.

    The Gunners are expected to make an official rapprochement in the coming days.

  • Arsenal bets on Lyon midfielder Paquetá

    Arsenal is “pressing hard” for the transfer of Lucas Paquetá.

    The Lyon star is “considering a summer move”.

    Media Foot Marseille reports that the Gunners “seem determined on this one” and are pushing hard behind the scenes to try to move this forward.

  • Our angel Gabriel

    Gabriel Jesus lit up his Arsenal debut with an impressive brace as excited Gunners fans got a tantalizing glimpse of the future.

    And while it was just a pre-season friendly against German second-tier rivals, the £45m striker’s immediate impact already suggests he could be one of the summer’s signings.

  • Elneny shoots from a distance

    Mohammed Elneny was harassed by his teammates after the Gunners were back on equal terms earlier today.

    What a strike!

  • Saka spotted at Wimbledon

    Don’t worry, Gunners fans, he’s not signing for the Dons!

    The 20-year-old was watching Britain’s Cam Norrie in his semi-final loss to Novak Djokovic on Center Court.

    Credit: Richard Pelham/The Sun
  • Merse bets on the Lazio ace for Arsenal

    Paul Merson has urged Arsenal to sign Man Utd’s long-term target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

    In his column for the Daily Star, Merson wrote: “Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is the player I would go for.

    “I think Milinkovic-Savic is a lovely player. A top-notch player.

    “From the way he played for Lazio last season, I personally think he is the best midfielder in Italy.

    “I know Manchester United have been linked with him in the past, but I don’t know why there isn’t a queue of clubs queuing up to buy the Serb.

    “I think a lot of clubs are missing a trick.”

  • the best weapons

    Arsenal worthy performance today to welcome the new season.

    The new kit looked pretty good too…

    Credit: Reuters
  • FULL TIME: FC Nuremberg 3-5 Arsenal

    It’s five o’clock for Arsenal in Germany.

    Jesus shows exactly what the Gunners paid.

    It turned into a goal fest!

    A six-goal second half kept everyone on the edge of their seats.

    Read all of the post-game analysis on SunSport’s live gaming blog.

  • UPDATE: FC Nuremberg 2-2 Arsenal

    In the 55th minute, Elneny equalizes The Gunners.

    The Egyptian midfielder drills the ball to the corner from close range.

    In a quick ten minutes, Arsenal have turned this game around.

  • Jesus walks

    Gabriel Jesús has scored 90 SECONDS in his Arsenal career.

    What a start!

    The Brazilian striker responds immediately on Arteta’s side.

  • HALF TIME: FC Nuremberg 2-0 Arsenal

    The referee ends the first part.

    Something of a nightmarish chain of events for anyone associated with the north side of London.

    Arteta needs to start throwing cups of tea in those locker rooms.

  • UPDATE: FC Nuremberg 2-0 Arsenal

    Half an hour has passed and that’s bad news for Gunners fans.

    Kwadwo Duah with a crispy finish to make it two!

    The FC Nurnberg striker positioned himself in the far corner, just inside the post.

    Kieran Tierney is OFF. Half an hour back to fitness for him.

    There’s no sign of an injury, so let’s cross our fingers there.

  • Man Utd try to reach a deal for Martinez

    ESPN reports that Manchester United are pushing to agree a fee with Ajax for Arsenal target Lisandro Martinez.

    Martinez, 24, is now wanted by Red Devils boss Erik ten Hag as they fail to “seal the deal” for Frenkie de Jong.

    Ten Hag managed the center back for the Dutch champions.

  • UPDATE: FC Nuremberg 0-0 Arsenal

    19 minutes to go in Germany.

    New signing Turner seems confident between sticks.

    Yelling at his four asses, letting them know what’s around him.

  • FC Nurnberg vs Arsenal started!

    We are underway at the Max-Morlock-Stadion.

    Arsenal in its new appearance strip begins its pre-season.

    Follow along with SunSport’s live blog.

  • Arteta’s starting eleven

    Arteta also decided to make goalkeeper Matt Turner debut, who also joined in the summer transfer window.

    Héctor Bellerín returns to the fold after his successful loan spell at Real Betis last season.

    Turner and Bellerin are joined by young Reuell Walters, Pablo Mari and Kieran Tierney on defense.

    Albert Sambi Lokonga, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Emile Smith Rowe join up in midfield.

    Nicolas Pepe, Reiss Nelson and Eddie Nketiah lead Arsenal’s front row.

    Credit: Getty
  • Who are Nuremberg?

    Today’s hosts have some history.

    Nurnberg was the dominant force in German football in the 1920s, but is now preparing for its fourth consecutive season in the second tier of the German league.

    The nine-time Bundesliga champions have made sporadic appearances in the top flight over the past decade and have their sights set on promotion for the 2022/23 campaign.

  • Jesus on the bench

    Arsenal fans have been waiting for the presentation of Gabriel Jesus.

    One could imagine that he will trade for Nketiah at halftime or the hour mark.

  • News from the preseason team!

    Matt Turner starts in goal

    Hector Bellerin in the back

    Eddie Nketiah leads the line

  • To ‘Our Jack’

    Arsenal tweeted a tribute to Wilshire following the announcement of his retirement.

    It read: “Our Jack… From the 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 match against Barça to the 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 goal against Norwich, and everything in between, we love you.

    “A star on the field and a fan off it. You lived the dream. Congratulations on an incredible career.”

  • ICYMI – Wilshere announces his retirement

    Former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has announced his retirement from football at the age of 30.

    In a statement posted on Twitter, Wilshere thanked his family, friends, former coaches and fans after deciding to call it quits.

    He is now expected to serve as a coach, having reportedly been interviewed about vacant positions at the Emirates academy in recent weeks.

  • Arsenal bets on Lyon midfielder Paquetá

    Arsenal is “pressing hard” for the transfer of Lucas Paquetá.

    The Lyon star is “considering a summer move”.

    Media Foot Marseille reports that the Gunners “seem determined on this one” and are pushing hard behind the scenes to try to move this forward.

  • Hours before the start of preseason!

    The trip to Nuremberg is at 16:30.

    “Who wants some football, then?”

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