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"They are edging closer" - Arsene Wenger confident he will sign £50million striker in the next few days


Arsenal are reportedly edging closer to a deal for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette according to Express Sport.

The article claims that manager Arsene Wenger is eager to add the £50million striker to his squad.

Last week, Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has confirmed that the Gunners have made an offer to sign the player.

"Lacazette was told he could leave – we now have a very nice offer from Arsenal," Aulas said.

"But for us he will not leave."

The Frenchman is one of the many strikers linked with a possible move to Arsenal with Kylian Mbappe also linked with the Gunners.

According to recent reports, Wenger can spend up to £100million in the transfer window and he is eager to strengthen the offensive department for Arsenal to be Premier League and Europa League contenders.

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