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Reports making the round suggest Barcelona have joined Arsenal in pursuit of £30million-rated Monaco playmaker Thomas Lemar.
Arsenal could miss out on signing Monaco wonder-kid Thomas Lemar after Barcelona entered the race for him.
Now, report have emerged claiming Monaco have no intention of selling Thomas Lemar this summer and were ‘surprised’ at how low Arsenal’s opening offer was for the Frenchman.
The Gunners had a bid of around £31million rejected for the France international this week and Monaco warned Arsene Wenger’s side that they would not entertain further bids.
The, 21-year-old was one of the stars of Leonardo Jardim’s side last season and scored 14 goals in 55 appearances as Monaco claimed the league title ahead of Paris Saint-Germain.
SunSport reported yesterday that although North London rivals Tottenham can offer Champions League football, Wenger is increasingly optimistic he has enticed Lemar to the Emirates.
The Gunners were believed to be the favourites to sign the exciting 21-year-old talent – but now Barca have waded in