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According to reports, Catalan giants Barcelona are interested in signing Thomas Lemar.
The Monaco attacker was heavily linked with a move to the Emirates during the summer the summer transfer window, with the north London club submitting three separate bids for the 22-year-old player.
According to the Sun, Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger 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
Monaco accepted a £92 million offer on deadline day, but the move fell through after it was reported that the France international rejected the chance to move to north London.
The failed deal also saw the Gunners pull the plug on Alexis Sanchez’s offer to move to Manchester City.
Now it has claimed that the Chile international’s former side, Barcelona are keen on recruiting Lemar.
It appears Arsenal missed their window of opportunity to sign the 22-year-old winger who could be pictured in a Barca shirt next summer.
Thomas Lemar signed for Monaco in summer of 2015 from Caen. He has played in 102 appearances so far and scored 20 goals for the club. He won the Ligue 1 title with the Monegasques last season.