Arsenal desperation to sign a top-notch striker before the close of the transfer window has left them with no choice than to up their bid for the transfer prime target Aleksandre lacazette, this is according to reports in France.
It was reported yesterday that the Gunners had offered 29.3 million for lacazette but the bid was out rightly rejected by the French outfit. However, Arsenal are understood to be have upped the aforementioned bid with 4million pounds.
Despite being told by Lyon that Lacazette is irreplaceable and one of the main leaders in the team, Arsenal are refusing to give up in their pursuit.
With Welbeck injured for long term and Oliver Giroud still on holidays after an engaging European Championship, Arsenal are condemned to sign a striker. Lacazette has been tipped to succeed in Arsenal.
Arsenal are determined not to miss out on another target in Lacazette, but Lyon’s reluctance to sell is likely to see the player’s price tag inflate.
Lacazette scored 27goals in 33 appearances for the Ligue One giants in the penultimate season.