Arsenal Transfer Roundup: talks for Vazquez, Edu recommends Fagner, Ospina leaves

Yesterday’s Arsenal transfer roundup included interest in a Real Madrid left-back, talks with Stan Kroenke in regards to the club’s recruitment budget and La Liga eyes on a Gunners veteran. Today’s edition revolves around discussions for a Spanish international winger, a recommendation on a Selecao right-back and the confirmed departure of a goalkeeper.

Vazquez talks

According to Spanish outlet AS, Arsenal are in talks with Real Madrid in an attempt to sign Lucas Vazquez. The report even states that a deal for the winger could be completed early next week, despite interest from Inter Milan, PSG and Bayern Munich. Los Merengues reportedly want an overall package of €35m (£31.4m) for the 28-year-old.

Fagner recommended

FOX Sports Radio Brazil is reporting that incoming Arsenal technical director and former player Edu has recommended Fagner to the club. The 30-year-old defender currently plays for Corinthians and previously had spells in Europe with VfL Wolfsburg and PSV Eindhoven.

Ospina to Napoli confirmed

Arsenal have confirmed the departure of David Ospina, who has joined Napoli after spending last year on loan with the Serie A outfit. The Colombian made 70 appearances for the Gunners after joining in 2014 from Nice.