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The French shotstopper made his debut first team appearance at just the age of 16 and has since established himself in the team, becoming the man to stand between the sticks in 30 years to reach the landmark of 50 appearances in Febuary.
Arsenal have been monitoring the youngster since the previous season and look to him as a long-term replacement for Petr Cech. Moreover, with David Ospina and Wojciech Szczesny likely to make an exit this summer, Arsenal may well need a backup goalkeeper. Lafont has put up an impressive performance which has made a transfer target for clubs like Lazio, Porto, Bayern Munich and Juventus.