Arsenal to open talks over signing £45m star striker – report

Arsenal want to sign Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon this summer, say reports

Arsene Wenger is set to meet Alexandre Lacazette’s representatives this week with a view to bringing the France striker to Arsenal this summer, according to reports.

The Gunners have been heavily linked with a host of players as Wenger prepares to revamp his squad ahead of next season.

The north London side have thus far only signed midfielder Granit Xhaka in the summer transfer window but Wenger has signalled his intentions to bolster his attacking options with a bid for Leicester striker Jamie Vardy.

After Vardy committed his future to the Foxes, Wenger is now turning his attentions towards other attacking options.

And the Daily Mirror is reporting that the Arsenal boss is keen on bringing Lyon star Lacazette to The Emirates this summer.

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The same report goes on to say that the French club are likely to demand a fee of around £45m to sell the forward this summer.

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