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According to reports making the round, Arsenal hopes of landing Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette have been given a boost with the news the striker has told Lyon he wants to leave the club this summer.
A report in L’Equipe, states Lacazette has told Lyon he wants to leave the Ligue 1 side this summer.
The Gunners had been linked with a move for the French man in the last few weeks with reports in France claiming the club held talks with the player’s representatives and his club. It is believed a bid of £33m was tabled by Arsenal which was rejected by Lyon
Arsene Wenger wants to sign a striker this summer and Higuain along with Lacazette tops the French man’s wish list. It is believed Wenger wants to sign a striker before the club travels to the United States for its preseason tour. Arsenal are set to start next season with 21 year old Chuba Akpom as the only fit striker and with Wenger prepared to challenge for the title next season, he wants to start the season in good form and signing a striker will be a good way to start.