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A photoshopped picture of Thomas Lemar in Arsenal jersey has surfaced on social media and it has been making the round.
It is no news that Arsenal have had several bids turned down by their French counterpart Monaco, as Arsene Wenger continues to drag his feet over the deal, in a bid to secure a ‘bargain price’ for the Lemar, but it now looks as though they have shot themselves in the foot this time.
Skysports are reporting that Barcelona have entered the race for the French attacker, and the report goes on to say that they are keenly interested as well.
The Catalans have some cash to burn after they sealed a mouth-watering deal in the region of £198 million in exchange for Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain.
Lemar’s contract with Monaco runs until the summer of 2020, which makes the French club in full control here; A stark contrast from what is obtainable with the Alexis Sanchez’ contract situation at Arsenal.