Arsenal have reportedly given up on signing Kylian Mbappe this summer and have decided to focus on luring Thomas Lemar and Alexander Lacazette
Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazzete has agreed a 5 year contract with PSG with a 22 million fee agreed between the clubs as per reports in France. Lacazette was on the radar of Liverpool FC, Manchester United, and Arsenal FC and it now emerges that he has snubbed interest from the clubs to sign for PSG. The deal includes a clause to loan back Lacazette to Lyon for the 2015/16 season. The player has, agreed to a five year contract with the Ligue 1 champions, and will return to PSG in the summer of 2016. According to the report, a transfer agreement was reached on Thursday in a meeting in Paris. Lyon President Jean Michel Aulas, PSG President Nasser Al Khelaifi, agent David Venditelli and Alexandre Lacazette were all present. Lacazette had, just days earlier, stated that he will stay back in Lyon and continue his development. Lyon did not want to lose the player for the 2015-16 season and with Ibrahimovic’s […]
Liverpool transfer target Alexandre Lacazette has reiterated his desire to stay back in France with Lyon and has rubbished reports linking him with a move to PSG in an interview with Gazetta dello Sport. “At Lyon there is everything needed to have another good season,” Lacazette told Gazzetta dello Sport. “Staying in France reduces the risk, especially in the year leading up to the Euro. But all the rumours about PSG are unfounded.” The 24 year old Frenchman was the Ligue One’s top scorer with 27 goals and only behind Messi and Ronaldo in goals scored among the top five leagues in Europe. Liverpool are in the market for a striker with Christian Benteke as their primary transfer target. Liverpool value Benteke close to 20 million pounds, but, there appears to be a big gap in negotiation as Aston Villa have made it clear that they will not release the player for anything below his 32 million pound release clause. […]
Reports in English media in the previous few days have again stated that Liverpool are looking at Lacazette as the player they definitely want to bring in this January.