Confirmed: Arsenal make a bid for Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette

Confirmed: Arsenal make a bid for Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette

Arsenal Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette Arsenal  Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette Forget the rumours, whispers and never-gonna-happen clickbait content. Finally Arsenal have made a move for a striker. Ligue 1 side Lyon have confirmed on Tuesday that Arsenal have posted a 35 million euro bid for Alexandre Lacazette. Lyon have revealed the transfer revelation in an official press release, which also confirms that the bid has been rejected.

As translated by Get French Football News, the above statement reads: Olympique Lyonnais categorically denies having received a €48m offer from Arsenal for Alexandre Lacazette like Le Progrès claims in their edition this morning. The club regrets yet again that Le Progrès did not decide to contact us before publishing this false information that has created confusion on the day where the Group, on the stock exchange, publishes its annual accounts showing €218.1m, a progression of 111% from 2014/15. The reality is that the club Arsenal made an offer worth €35m, which Lyon did not follow up on for one reason: OL will keep Alexandre Lacazette who is irreplaceable and who is one of the main leaders in Bruno Genesio’s squad. Lacazette’s future A few days ago, L’Equipe ran a story claiming that Lacazette has told Lyon he wants to quit the club. Lacazette reportedly told officials at Lyon of his wish to leave the club in recent deals, while PSG and Arsenal are named as the two likeliest destinations for the 25-year-old. It’s thought clubs will have to pay in excess of €50m to land Lacazette. Even though Lyon have rejected this bid from the Gunners, fans of the Premier League club …

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