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Arsenal are yet to overcome the setback in Leon Goretzka’s pursuit when another report suggests that their longtime target, Thomas Lemar has decided to remain at the Monaco till the end of the season.
Thomas Lemar was close to joining the Gunners last summer but a transfer negotiation between Monaco and Arsenal abruptly ended all hopes.
Liverpool are also reportedly interested in the Frenchman. The two Premier League giants are set to reignite their bid for the player as soon as the winter transfer window commences on Monday, but that seems impossible due to the player’s refusal to leave the Ligue 1 Champions until next summer, this is according to the Gambling Times.
Apart from Arsenal and Liverpool, Lemar is being tracked by other clubs including Manchester United and Chelsea. Both teams’ manager have publicly shown their displeasure with the size of their teams.
Mourinho recently admitted that £300m is never enough to get quality players capable of winning trophies for the club. Conte on his side called on the Blues board of directors to spend more on players in order to increase the depth within his squad.
Liverpool, Arsenal, and Tottenham are in fierce competition for the fourth position which will guarantee next season Champions League play-offs.