Arsenal are set to complete the signing of Lyon star striker Alexandre Lacazette on a club record fee around €50 million, according to SkySports.
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Arsenal are set to complete the signing of Lyon star striker Alexandre Lacazette on a club record fee around €50million, according to SkySports.
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Arsenal have been in continuous link with Lyon over the possible summer move for their striker Alexandre Lacazette. Read More - Premier League Transfer News!
The reports suggested that Lyon are not willing to sell their player for less than £44million, and now the recent reports from SkySports and Guardian claim that the Gunners are set to agree the transfer fee.
The fee including the add-ons could be around €65million, despite of that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is hoping to seal the deal.
Lyon have previously rejected Arsenal’s bid but this time Arsenal are planning to meet their demands.
Apart from that, Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas has revealed that no agreement has been reached yetbetween the two parties.
Lacazette has scored 129 goals in 275 matches for the Ligue 1 side since his debut in 2009/10 season.
The 26-year-old is keen to join the North London side despite of their poor last season, they will not be taking part in the Champions League in the coming season.
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