Sport New signing Alexis Sanchez poses in the kit

The Gunners will be without Mesut Özil, Per Mertesacker and Lukas Podolski as well as injured winger Theo Walcott

Luis Suarez to Barcelona: Suarez transfer could be delayed as Liverpool hold out for full £75m payment following Alexis Sanchez snub - reports

Striker is expected to join Spanish club this week but Liverpool are holding out for the full fee to be paid rather than Barcelona's hope to pay in instalments

Newcastle's Mathieu Debuchy is on the verge of joining Arsenal in an £11 million deal

Mathieu Debuchy to Arsenal: Gunners could include Carl Jenkinson as part of deal for Newcastle full-back

Arsenal are reportedly willing to offload the England Under-21 international in order to seal Debuchy deal

The kit that Arsenal Ladies wore on Sunday. Looks suspiciously like the one's the men will be wearing too

New Arsenal 2014/15 shirt: Arsenal Ladies wear Puma kit for first time

The shirt will be officially unveiled on Thursday

Luis Suarez will switch to Barcelona

Transfer news: Barcelona deflect chance to provide update on Luis Suarez and Alexis Sanchez deals

Liverpool striker Suarez is understood to be on the verge of completing his move to the Nou Camp

Alexis Sanchez could soon be on his way to Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez to Arsenal: Gunners close in after Barcelona accept £32m bid

The Chilean is set to become Arsenal's second highest transfer

Arsenal transfer latest: Gunners consider move for Greek defender Kostas Manolas - reports

Could replace Thomas Vermaelen should the Belgian join Manchester United

QPR are interested in former Arsenal striker Eduardo, who is a free agent

QPR transfer news: Harry Redknapp interested in former Arsenal striker Eduardo da Silva - reports

The 31-year-old is a free agent and has left Shakhtar Donetsk

Alexis Sanchez in not interested in joining Liverpool, according to reports
France's defender Mathieu Debuchy (L) tackles Germany's midfielder Mesut Ozil
Angel Di Maria celebrates after scoring Argentina's winner against Switzerland

Angel Di Maria transfer news: Real Madrid have 'offered Manchester United' the Arsenal target for £40m

Argentina winger, 26, has seen contract talks break down, according to reports

Arsene Wenger with Christian Vieiri, Juan Sebastian Veron and Fabio Cannavaro

World Cup 2014: Arsene Wenger wears Arsenal training gear in Brazil whilst eating ice-cream

The Gunners manager has been taking in the tournament in Brazil as a pundit for French television

Mario Balotelli is being linked with a big-money move to Arsenal

Mario Balotelli to Arsenal: Silvio Berlusconi claims poor World Cup display has halted £28m move for Italy striker

AC Milan president says Arsene Wenger is stalling on move for the 23-year-old

Alexis Sanchez to Arsenal: Has Barcelona striker's agent dropped hint over transfer destination?

The Chile international is also wanted by Liverpool

Alexis Sanchez latest: Arsenal growing confident of snatching Barcelona striker from Liverpool

The Chile international still favours a move to London

Sami Khedira (left) and Mesut Ozil (right) in conversation during training with Germany
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