Report making the rounds claimed that Arsenal prime target Alexandre Lacazette is close on securing a move to Emirate stadium today or tomorrow.
L’Equipe: Lacazette expected to fly to London for Arsenal medical on Tuesday or Wednesday
— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) July 2, 2017
This was made known by French media house L’Equipe via their twitter handle, claiming the 26-years old star will undertake medical on Wednesday.
The Gunners are desperately keen on luring the star to London this summer, after they failed with a bid to sign him last summer.
Lacazette was initially tipped to join Atletico Madrid, but their recent ban by FIFA means they won’t be able to register any player until January and Arsenal are willing to capitalize on that to sign him.
The French goal poacher was on scintillating form for Lyon last season, scoring 37 goals in 45 appearances.
A deal around £44 million could see the forward move to London ahead of next season campaign.
Arsenal are currently facing an uphill in keeping their attacking duo of Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud with the later previously linked as a possible makeweight in the deal to sign Lacazette from Lyon.
Sanchez is willing to force his way out of Emirate stadium for champions League football next season.
Both Manchester City and Beyern Munich are reportedly interested in securing the services of the South American attacker.