Arsenal news and transfers LIVE: Youri Tielemans pursuit, Aaron Hickey advances, Pepe move

Hello and welcome to’s live Arsenal blog on Wednesday.

With the Gunners full focused on tomorrow’s vital North London Derby against Spurs, Mikel Arteta will speak to the media ahead of his sides showdown with the Lilywhites.

There’s plenty happening off the pitch too as the transfer window fast approaches, as Arsenal are looking to further bolster their attack, as well as improve the remaining core of the team heading into what is set to be a summer.

With that in mind, sit back and let bring you all the news and rumours as they happen.

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