Gunners in talks with Ajax over signing of defender Jurrien Timber as club ‘want to back Mikel Arteta’

Arsenal are working on a deal to sign defender Jurrien Timber from Ajax and want to be ambitious in the summer window in order to support manager Mikel Arteta; the Gunners are also in talks to sign West Ham captain Declan Rice and Chelsea forward Kai Havertz.

.Discussions have been described as “very positive” and there appears to be a willingness from all parties to get a deal done.