Wenger identify £40m star as Shock Mbappe Replacement- Not Lacazette

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Arsene Wenger is reportedly prepared to pay £40m for Manchester United star Anthony Martial if his pursuit of Kylian Mbappe fails.

The Daily Mail say the Arsenal boss is already lining up alternatives should he miss out on Mbappe, who he is supposedly obsessed with signing.

It is said Wenger has added Martial to his wishlist and he is prepared to pay £40m for his services.

A move for the former Monaco man could prove tricky due to the rivalry between Jose Mourinho and Wenger.

But Arsenal will apparently conduct negotiations for Martial above managerial level in the hope that United’s board would agree to selling him.

Martial has however, come out to pour cold water on the rumours making the rounds that he’ll be leaving Manchester United this season.

We would just have to see how all this pan pan out in the coming weeks. But in my own opinion, I believe the rumours are nothing but what they are – “rumours” and Jose and United will immediately turn down any bid from Arsenal as they are in no pressure to sell the winger.

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