Good morning Arsenal fans
Arsenal have been dealt a massive blow to their top-four chances after losing 2-0 to Newcastle at St James’ Park.
The Gunners’ are now facing the prospect of finishing behind local rivals Tottenham in fifth place with one more Premier League game to go.
The Magpies opened the scoring on 55 minutes after an own goal by Ben White and sealed the victory half an hour later with star man Bruno Guimaraes.
The North Londoners are now two points behind Spurs in the Premier League table with only one more game to go.
Meanwhile, Arsenal are close to signing Sao Paulo starlet Marquinhos for £3million on a long-term contract until 2027.
It has been claimed that the Gunners have reached a full agreement with the Brazilian giants after the forward turned down various contract offers.
The North Londoners have managed to secure a cut-price fee for the 19-year-old ace following a legal issue.
And Arsenal have swooped in to negotiate a fee with Sao Paulo where they appear to have beaten Wolves as well as Atletico Madrid for the Brazilian.
And the Gunners have received a transfer boost in their bid to sign Benfica star Darwin Nunez as his club closes in on signing a replacement.
According to The Athletic, the Portuguese giants are lining up a swoop for Stuttgart star Sasa Kalajdzic.
The Lisbon outfit are expecting to lose Nunez this summer and ideally want a deal completed as soon as possible to allow them plenty of time to fill the void he will leave behind.
Now moves are being made to bring Kalajdzic to replace their centre-forward, who has also been linked with Manchester United.
Finally, Arsenal have been offered the chance to sign outgoing Juventus star Paulo Dybala, but there is a major catch.
Dybala is only interested in signing for a club that will definitely be playing in the Champions League next season.
And that is quite a blow for the Gunners after their loss to Newcastle, which saw them drop to fifth place.
With Alexandre Lacazette certain to leave this summer and Eddie Nketiah expected to follow, manager Mikel Arteta is in the market for two strikers