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Arsenal will make an extra move for Thomas Lemar during the mid-season transfer window, however, will offer well below the £90million offer they submitted in August.
The North Londoners could be extremely active when the mid-season window opens, with Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez possibly leaving the club before their deal end at the conclusion of the campaign.
If either or both depart, the successor will be needed.
Arsenal attempted to sign Monaco attacker Lemar last summer however they were powerless to agree on a contract.
They will return with a new bid. However, it won’t be as high as the £90m that was on the table in August, according to stories.
That offer was funded by the possible £60million sale of Sanchez to Manchester City, which The Gunners had agreed to on the basis they land a replacement.
Even if Sanchez makes his move Man City next month, the price will be well under £60m, and the offer for Lemar will be equally as reported by the Daily Mail.
While a lower offer will harm Arsenal’s opportunities of signing the Frenchman, their wishes will be buoyed by the footballer himself.
During the summer the Frenchman was unconvinced by a switch away from Monaco. But the 22-year-old is now believed to be keen on a move.
The North Londoners are also being linked with Paris St Germain attacker Goncalo Guedes.
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