Alexandre Lacazette denies rumour about his future

Written by Arsenal TSN

May 6, 2020

Alexandre Lacazette and his agents have both publicly denied a rumour linking the Frenchman to Atletico Madrid. Lacazette’s agents commented on a tweet claiming that Lacazette had spoken to Antoine Griezmann to obtain information about Atletico Madrid. The comment translates to: “Twitter is magic! It’s not nice to lie to fans of Atletico”. Lacazette then replies himself, saying: “Not nice at all!”

Lacazette has been heavily linked with Atletico even though Arsenal’s other star striker, Aubameyang, could be on the way out as well. Whether both stay, both go, or one leaves, only time will tell. Lacazette has scored 45 times for Arsenal since he joined in 2017 and paired up beautifully with Aubameyang last season, forming an attacking partnership that could scare any Premier League defence. Despite his drop in form this season, he would represent a big loss for Arsenal if a move did materialise. While Arsenal could replace his goals internally, with the likes of Gabriel Martinelli getting more and more playing time, there have been rumours of interest in strikers like Celtic’s Odsonne Edouard (22), who has taken the Scottish Premiership by storm.

Lacazette’s departure could raise funds for Arsenal to carry out important transfer business. If he stays, however, he will certainly be an important part of Arteta’s plans. Meanwhile, there are other options to raise cash.

According to Corriere dello Sport, Mkhitaryan’s agent has been negotiating a permanent move to Roma, and Arsenal are finally convinced that selling him for £10 million, less than they had initially asked for (roughly £20 million), would be better than not selling him at all. The Italian paper also released quotes from the Armenian winger, who has spent this season at Roma on loan from Arsenal:

Header Photo: Ronnie Macdonald, 2018

 

 

Related Articles

Arsenal weighing up player plus cash offer for £65 million top target

Arsenal weighing up player plus cash offer for £65 million top target

It is becoming clearer and clearer that Arsenal's top target this summer is Leicester's James Maddison. As reported by Adrian Kajumba, a fairly reliable football reporter, Arsenal are growing increasingly confident that Arsenal can convince Leicester to sell one of...

Arsenal reportedly agree £40 million deal for Chelsea striker

Arsenal reportedly agree £40 million deal for Chelsea striker

This is some really interesting news! Arsenal are potentially looking for a new long term striker this summer, and Tammy Abraham appears to be a priority. In fact, some reports are suggesting that Arsenal are on the verge/have agreed a deal for him. It would be a...

Arsenal prepare move for £30 million Bellerin replacement

Arsenal prepare move for £30 million Bellerin replacement

Having announced Tavares and Lokonga, and with Ben White set to be announced soon, Arsenal's summer transfer window is starting to up in pace. The next targets seem to be the midfield, however, going on in the background it seems is Arsenal's pursuit of a right back....

Comments

0 Comments

Stay Up to Date With The Latest News & Updates

Disclaimer

ATSN is not an official partner of Arsenal, Premier League, or any other related organization.

Sign up for our newsletter

Receive a weekly newsletter with the most recent developments and important updates

Follow Us

Get our most recent updates and articles by following us on social media.