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According to the reports, Arsenal sent scouts to watch Thomas Lemar play against Bordeaux on Saturday.

The French attacker was in fine form as he has scored in a 2-0 victory for Monaco.

According to the Sun, Arsenal had scouts sent to check up on the 22-year-old winger.

This suggests that the Gunners are still interested in the player, who they tried, and failed, to sign in the summer transfer deadline day.

Given that the club was prepared to spend over £90m on him, you would think they would know enough about him that further scouting wouldn’t be necessary.

Still, it’s worth keeping an eye on his form and how his game is developing after his outstanding season last year.

Lemar will be out to prove he has the consistency to replicate his form from last season, where he has scored 14 goals and provided 17 assists.

This season, he’s yet to reach the same heights as he has one goal and made three assists is hardly the most explosive of starts.

Thomas Lemar joined Monaco in summer of 2015 from Caen. He has played in 102 matches so far and scored 20 goals for the club. He won the Ligue 1 title with the Monegasques.

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