The long awaited and much talked about summer transfer of the France international star Thomas Lemar to Arsenal has been agreed by his current club AS Monaco, with the French club only waiting to secure a replacement for the talented 21-year old before confirming it officially, according to the Italian football journalist Emiliano Giulianelli.
I have no idea where this guy gets his information from but he is well known for his transfer revelations and has often been spot on in the past, so with The Mirror reporting his declaration that Lemar to Arsenal is a done deal, we Arsenal fans can only hope that this is another of those times.
The Italian posted on social media, “To all the Arsenal supporters asking me about Lemar I can answer: don’t worry, he will join the Gunners.”
He was then asked whether the transfer was conditional on anything else to which he replied, “Done, but Monaco want to have a substitute first.”
The sounds coming out of the south of France club have been pretty negative for hopeful Arsenal fans but there have been numerous reports that the players agents have been negotiating with people from Arsenal and that personal terms were sorted some time ago.
I have been wondering why, if Monaco were so determined to keep the player, Arsene Wenger has not made any formal move for his other transfer target Riyad Mahrez, so is this revelation from Giulianelli the answer?