Arsenal started negotiations with €50m-rated France international

Gunners are interested in signing Atletico Madrid forward Thomas Lemar and preparing to make an offer in July when the transfer window opens again. Unai Emery wants to improve the front-line, and his primary target is France international who has an excellent campaign and proves his worth one more time.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Alex Iwobi are in a terrible form, Danny Welbeck has a severe injury, and they need back-up. Spanish manager ready to spend big money on the footballer during the summer transfer window. Thomas joined the Los Rojiblancos from Monaco in 2018 with a €70m deal.

He has a vast potential and can become a world-class forward if he continuous improvement. In this season, Lemar already played 38 matches, scored three goals and made five assists in all competition. It is an impressive result, and he can do much more during this campaign.

The French attacker has contracted with the Spanish club until 2023, and his release clause is around €50m. His price could increase during this season and become much more. The 23-year-old winger is a regular member of the Les Bleus squad and also helped them to win the 2018 Mundial which is already a big success for the footballer.

Arsenal will do everything to add him this summer, but it will be difficult as Atletico Madrid aren’t going to sell such a prominent figure during the transfer window. London club heavily linked with Lille forward Nicolas Pepe, Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic, Stade Rennais attacker Ismaila Sarr and Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella.