Arsenal transfer round-up: Saliba eyeing UK loan, PSG also interested in Aouar

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is under major pressure, with the Gunners suffering their worst start to a Premier League season since their 1974-75 campaign.

Their 1-0 loss to Burnley on Sunday made it the first time since 1959 that they have lost four league games in a row at home, having been defeated by Leicester, Aston Villa, Wolves and Burnley at the Emirates.

Despite this, Arteta is thought to still have the support of the club's board and owner Stan Kroenke.

However, given their poor start to the season, Arsenal have been linked with a number of potential January transfer deals.

So here's the latest transfer news from The Emirates as speculation continues to circulate.

PSG also interested in Aouar

Arsenal were heavily linked with Lyon playmaker Houssem Aouar over the summer but failed to complete a deal.

Arteta was keen on bringing in a new creative midfielder and they could revisit their attempts to sign the player in January.

However, French outlet RMC Sport is reporting that they would face competition from Paris Saint-Germain, with the reigning Ligue 1 champions long-term admirers of Aouar.

Gunners among clubs chasing Diawara

Roma midfielder Amadou Diawara was linked with both Leicester and Arsenal earlier this summer and the Serie A side are now reportedly open to selling him in January.

A report from LaRoma24 claims Roma would be willing to accept a bid of around £15m for the 23-year-old, who has made just one league start for Paulo Fonseca's side this season.

West Ham could also rival Arsenal and Leicester for his signature but the Hammers are thought to only be interested in Diawara as a replacement for Declan Rice if the England international leaves.

Saliba eyeing UK loan

William Saliba is yet to make his senior debut for Arsenal and Arteta has admitted that the club are 'discussing' a potential loan move for him in January.

Former club Saint-Etienne have been linked, having attempted to bring him back on loan over the summer, but according to the Athletic Saliba would like to join a club in the UK.

The player is hopeful that some regular game time in the UK will ensure he is ready to feature for Arsenal next season, with the report claiming the Gunners are 'optimistic' he will fulfil his potential at the Emirates.

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