Sad times for Arsenal as their search for prolific striker in the mould of Aleksandre Lacazette have been dealt a huge blow – according to reports, Lyon have rejected 48million bid for the prolific finisher.
It is said that Arsenal squad to short of a top-notch striker and this has led Wenger beaming his transfer search light on the French talisman. However, Lyon have outrightly rejected a bid for the player
“Arsenal made an offer of 35 million euros which Lyon didn’t accept for one reason alone – we will keep Alexandre Lacazette,” read a statement released by the club.
Arsenal have seen Higuain moved to Juventus, Aubameyang has explicitly revealed his love and preference for Real Madrid – With this report, Wenger is now in a dire situation as the need to bolster his attack is obvious.
Welbeck is out with injuries until at least next year, Giroud is currently on vacation but Wenger cannot start the season without a striker.
This means Arsenal would have to unleash their transfer beast and search more for a striker.
Lacazette scored 23 goals in 44 appearances for his club last season.