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Arsenal are not interested in signing Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho before the transfer deadline, ESPN reports.
The Brazilian has been heavily linked with the Gunners this month with suggestions of a possible player-plus-cash deal.
However, there have been no discussions between the sides, and it is now reported that the Gunners are not looking at Coutinho.
The north London giants recently confirmed the signing of Martin Odegaard on a permanent basis from Real Madrid for £30 million.
With the Norwegian’s arrival, the Gunners have ended their search for a creative midfielder and won’t sign another one.
The Gunners will focus on possible outgoings in the next 11 days. Any more new signings will depend on player sales.
The capital outfit are still interested in signing a new striker and right back.
There are no standout targets at the moment, but things could change between now and the end of the summer transfer window.
Arsenal host Chelsea in this weekend’s Premier League fixture.