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According to a report from UOL, Premier League giants Arsenal are the front-runners in the hunt for Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura this summer.
Attacking midfielder/winger Lucas has been playing at the Parc des Princes for 4 years now, though he has failed to register himself as a regular performer with the French giants.
The 2016-17 season gave the Brazilian international a good return, as he registered 19 goals and a provided a further 6 assists across all competitions.
However, fans of the Paris-based club continued to ridicule Lucas despite his best efforts, while the world-record arrival of Neymar from Barcelona means a summer departure for the fleet-footed South American is now looking a near-certainty.
And, as per the aforementioned report from UOL, Premier League club Arsenal (who on Sunday dispatched of Chelsea in the Community Shield) have now indicated an interest in signing the pacey attacker, joining the likes of Inter and AC Milan in the race.
The Gunners are looking to sign a new attacking midfielder this summer, with star players Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the final year of their current deal with the club.
The North London outfit have so far been frustrated in their attempts to bring Monaco winger Thomas Lemar to the Emirates, with Arsene Wenger and co. viewing Lucas as a quality backup plan.
PSG are reportedly holding out for a fee in the region of 30 million Euro for the 36-time capped international.