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Arsenal are interested in signing Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette this summer after Jamie Vardy snub to pen a four-year-contract extension with Leicester City.
The Telegraph The Telegraph reports Arsenal has entered advanced talks with Lacazette’s representative but is ‘unlikely to pay the £40 million price tag the Lyon is asking.
However, Lyon’s chairman Jean-Michel Aulas is one of football’s toughest negotiators, and is likely to take a dim view of any low-ball offers
Wenger is seriously looking for a proven striker to bolster his squad ahead of next season after a disappointing campaign without titles.
The report further claims Wenger is desperate in signing a striker and have shown interest in Everton Romelu Lukaku but the Belgian isn’t the top choice of Wenger.
Arsenal will have to beat the likes of West Ham and Atletico Madrid in the chase of the French man but will have to offer above the 42 million pounds which has already been rejected by Lyon.
The report further claims Arsenal could seal a deal with 45million pounds and with the assurance of Champion’s League action next season he would likely be making the switch to North London soon.