Emirates chiefs To Jet Out To France To Conclude Third Summer Signing

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Arsenal could finally get Monaco star Thomas Lemar, Arsene Wenger has been chasing the Monaco winger all summer but the Gunners have struggled to land a deal.

Emirates chiefs could launch another attempt for his signature in the coming days.

And French outlet Le 10 Sport report that the Ligue 1 champions could sanction his departure in the final days of the transfer window.

Lemar established himself as one of Europe’s hottest talents last term, providing 14 goals and 17 assists in 55 appearances.

Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Lemar, 21, as an alternative transfer target to Inter Milan Wideman Ivan Perisic.

Inter have been demanding £48million for the Croat international despite him being 28 – and United are refusing to pay that sum.

Lemar, meanwhile, is seven years his junior and is available for around £54m.

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