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According to reports in France, Le 10 Sport are reporting Arsenal are set to finally make their 4th summer signing with Alexandre Lacazette has agreed a move to Arsenal and both parties are currently waiting to come to a conclusion over a fee with Lyon in the next few days.
It is believed Arsenal are willing to meet Lyon’s valuation of ($53m), to tempt Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has stated that they have no plans of selling the striker this summer.
“I guarantee you that Lacazette has not (asked us to leave),” Aulas was quoted saying in L’equipe, after the striker scored a goal in the pre-season 3-2 victory over Benfica. “He has rarely been in such a good shape at the start of a season. He is strong mentally.
“He has seen that (teammate) Corentin Tolisso has stayed partly for him and to show him that he has to stay. However, we are trying to find a solution to make him realise that he is a very important player for us, if not the most important. We know how to do that. Anyway, for me, the subject is closed,” he said.