Arsenal to land 21-year-old as second summer signing next week – report
Arsenal are set to tie up a deal for 21-year-old Monaco midfielder Thomas Lemar next week, say reports
Arsenal are set to tie up a deal to bring Thomas Lemar to The Emirates from Monaco by the start of next week, according to reports in the British media.
The Daily Mail is reporting that the Gunners are closing in on a deal to bring the 21-year-old France international to north London.
The same report states that the north London side are growing “increasingly confident” of being able to complete a deal for the Frenchman in the coming days.
The story suggests that Lemar could end up costing Arsenal in the region of £30m as Arsene Wenger looks to add depth to his squad ahead of next season.
Attcking midfielder Lemar scored nine goals and made 10 assists in 36 Ligue 1 games for Monaco last season as he helped them to win the French title.
Arsenal have been linked with a host of players so far this summer but have only completed the signing of left-back Sead Kolasinac.
The Gunners will have to make do without Champions League football next season after they finished fifth in the Premier League table last term.
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