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Arsenal are willing to pay Thomas Lemar £100k-per-week if he signs for them, potentially hiking their summer spending over the £100m mark.
Lemar is presently a priority for Arsenal and they are hoping they can secure the deal this summer.
While Monaco are driving a hard bargain, Arsenal believ the French international is keen on a move to the Emirates.
According to The Sun, Arsenal will approach him with a five-year deal worth £100k-per-week. The offer would significantly raise his current wage at Monaco.
The biggest obstacle for Arsenal currently is negotiating a transfer fee with Monaco.
Arsenal have had two bids rejected already and are hoping that a third bid of around £45m will be accepted.
Having spent close to £50m for Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon, the Gunners might have to exceed their budget of £100m to secure the services of Lemar.
The latter was one the outstanding players at Monaco in the previous season, netting 14 goals and providing 17 assists across all competitions.