The rumours linking Arsenal with the Monaco midfielder Thomas Lemar simply won’t go away and it has been veriously reported that the Gunners have made two or three bids for the French international, with the last one reported to be £45million. But we were told that the original demand from the French Ligue 1 Champions was for a massive £80m.
But now the famous Italian sports journalist, Emanuele Giulianelli, is claiming to have inside knowledge of how much Monaco really will accept. He tweeted……
Monaco have said they want €60m from Arsenal for Lemar. Player pushing for the move. Confirmed. #AFC
— Emanuele Giulianelli (@EmaGiulianelli) July 8, 2017
Giulianelli may well be right, and he proudly claims on his Twitterfeed that he was the first one to reveal that Mustafi was on his way to Arsenal last summer, but Arsenal fans are more likely to remember him as one of the many so-called experts who told us that Karim Benzema was a done deal a couple of years ago. His tweet from August 2015 said….
— Emanuele Giulianelli (@EmaGiulianelli) August 5, 2015
So there is a possibility that he could be right, and then again he could be wrong, but the question remains that if Monaco WILL accept €60m euros (£53m) then do you think that Wenger should pay that?