Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger remains confident his men can finish the job and qualify for the Champions League after battling to a goalless draw against Besiktas in Istanbul, where midfielder Aaron Ramsey was sent off.
Arsenal inflicted a 3-0 defeat on Premier League champions Manchester City to lift the FA Community Shield at Wembley.
Defender Thomas Vermaelen has completed his move to Barcelona after signing a five-year deal today.
Arsenal have signed full-back Calum Chambers from Southampton for an undisclosed fee, the London club have announced.
Striker Alexis Sanchez has agreed to join Arsenal on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee, the club have announced.
Swansea have signed Arsenal's out-of-contract goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski on a four-year contract.