Transfer News!! Everton Eye Arsenal Striker Giroud As Wenger Smashes Transfer Record For Lacazette (Details)
Alexandre Lacazette will become Arsenal’s most expensive player, when he signs a five-year deal with the Gunners this week.
Arsenal and Lyon have agreed a £44million fee for the 26-year-old, who netted 28 times in Ligue 1 last season.
When the move is completed, Lacazette’s transfer will now surpass the the £42.5million spent to land Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid in 2013.
“To be close to £44million is something unique, and will be without a doubt a record for Arsenal and a record for Lyon absolutely.
“We will without a doubt hit a record, it is not a small transfer, £44million for a player who was produced by our club,” Lyon’s president, Jean Michel Aulas, said.
Everton will now try to tempt Arsene Wenger with £20million for Olivier Giroud, the player most at risk from his France team-mate’s arrival in World Cup year.
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