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Arsenal in talks trying to thrash out deal to sign £50m attacker

By on August 17, 2017

According to Sky Sports via the Mirror, Arsenal remain in talks with Monaco and are trying to thrash out a deal to sign £50m-rated attacker Thomas Lemar.

Arsene Wenger is on the look out for more signings and Arsenal have been strongly linked with Lemar all summer but we’ve struggled to agree terms with Monaco after they rejected at least two formal offers.

The French champions are desperate to keep hold of the remainder of their title-winning squad after seeing a number of key players depart this summer.

The speculation linking Lemar with Arsenal has died down in recent weeks after Monaco insisted he wouldn’t be sold, however, the Mirror are citing a report from Sky Sports that says we remain in negotiations with the French outfit.

The newspaper says Monaco are demanding around £50m for the 21-year-old’s signature and Arsenal still hope to get a deal wrapped-up before the transfer window closes later this month.

Monaco completed the signing of winger Rachid Ghezzal last week and he could be viewed as a replacement for Lemar so hopefully they are just holding out for the best price and will eventually agree a deal with Arsenal.

Lemar has forged a reputation as one of the most exciting young attackers in Europe after providing 14 goals and 17 assists last season so I’d love to see him come to the Emirates over the next two weeks.

It looks like we’re going to lose Alexis Sanchez either this summer or in 12 months time so we need to be prepared for his departure and Lemar would be a superb long-term replacement for the Chilean superstar.

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22 Comments

  1. Uzzi Gooner

    August 17, 2017 at 4:55 pm

    This Lemar transfer has become a boring issue. I still don’t get it why Wenger can’t look elsewhere. Mahrez has long been available and now Draxler is but AW will still cling to money like it’s his own. Wenger is too old he cannot compete against young managers like Guardiola, Conte, Mourinho, Pochettino, Klopp, Koeman, Zidane etc. He has to go coz with him we will never win the Premiership again, even if we bring Ronaldo, Messi, Van Dijk, Pogba & Bale

  2. jmk

    August 17, 2017 at 5:53 pm

    plz sign lemar,drxler,seri n let ozil sanches go

    • sygre

      August 17, 2017 at 8:52 pm

      i agree but instead of Draxler, sign Dijk.

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  4. Mukisa Alex

    August 17, 2017 at 7:32 pm

    I dearly wander why arsenal deals are imminent, wenger last time he told us Sanchez isnot for sale but now I do wander why he came out with adifferent statement,so if he can’t sign the replacement early,arsenal will never complete at the higher levels with other European clubs,let wenger leave the club

  5. vickkmajor

    August 17, 2017 at 8:30 pm

    pliz Wenger sign lemar,draxler,seri and nzonzi den will b up forit we would love this deadly combination
    our beloved squard ND let our rebels to move on

    • John Kelly

      August 18, 2017 at 7:59 am

      Totally agree with that combination we would challenge.

  6. Gedefaw

    August 17, 2017 at 10:04 pm

    I am sure he never sign additional player this summer, b/c he never think out of money.

  7. mathew

    August 17, 2017 at 10:15 pm

    u ar right, he only care about money, nothing more.

  8. opedes rodriguez

    August 17, 2017 at 10:23 pm

    The way we have cn z that even next season no champions league for koz of hard headed pple lyk aw

  9. Gabin Roch Malonga

    August 18, 2017 at 3:03 am

    Pls wenger do you want spend money or not ? asenal is the big big team buy 2 or 3 players for get back the team than before in 2004

  10. quraish05

    August 18, 2017 at 3:19 am

    I have even started hating my beloved club cz of this foolishness wenger.

  11. lonald

    August 18, 2017 at 6:58 am

    Plz buy lemar,draxler and nzonzi then 2003-4 team will be in hearts. Don’t allow Alexis and ox to go

  12. John Kelly

    August 18, 2017 at 8:04 am

    We need new owner on the Cards. We Need new Management team. And we need good players get rid of the vulters and replace them with players who have pride in the Football shirts they wear. And not their bank accounts.

    • macaulay sunday

      August 18, 2017 at 11:10 am

      JOHN the management should have pride for the club by showing ambition then the players can follow suit

  13. Delford Magaya

    August 18, 2017 at 8:35 am

    Lamer is the player Wenger need, I think the negotiations are still going on, as you know Wenger does not say things before the finalization of the deal. So lets wait and see what will happen.

  14. The Burrel

    August 18, 2017 at 11:41 am

    Draxler is the man. Just for 40million

  15. Ajayi Babalola

    August 18, 2017 at 11:50 am

    Wenger is outdated, board members are greedy. i regret loving arsenal. how much does Lema, Dijk Seri and Draxler cost? stingy people

  16. Domie

    August 18, 2017 at 12:55 pm

    Wenger is so fake, he must quit the club coz he is so old to reason like a normal human being.

  17. Mikejohn

    August 18, 2017 at 1:31 pm

    We need a new owner like dangote.

  18. Matthews Kasimba

    August 18, 2017 at 6:08 pm

    One of the three Lemar,Draxler and Mahrez would be a suitable signing for Arsenal. If we lose Sanchez, then let’s buy two of the three ,possibly Lemar and Draxler.

  19. Jemitius siyakwazi

    August 19, 2017 at 10:45 am

    Please we really need actions bringing players not just promise after promise without the players otherwise its the same old stories

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