With Zlatan off to Manchester United and Michy Batshuayi looking like he is going to Chelsea, our rivals are surely improving themselves. But it seems we won’t be left behind. According to the bookmakers, Arsenal are the clear favourites to sign French striker Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon. According to bookmakers BetStars the Gunners are the clear favorites to sign French international Alexandre Lacazette from Ligue 1 club Lyon this summer ahead of their Premier League rivals.
Arsenal has been linked with lot of players in recent weeks as Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger looks to strengthen his squad ahead of next season.
Despite all of the transfer speculation and failed attempts to lure players to the north London side, the club has thus far only signed midfielder Switzerland international midfielder Granit Xhaka this summer.
The Arsenal boss is clearly searching for a new striker this summer after Wenger tabled a failed bid to bring England international striker Jamie Vardy to the club from Leicester City.
According to reports making the rounds, Arsenal are set to ramp up their interest in signing French international striker Lacazette from Lyon in the next few days.
Bookmakers BetStars has now place Arsenal as the 12/5 favourites to sign the striker this summer ahead of London rival West Ham at 3/1.
According to Ian Marmion, trading director at BetStars: “Following Jamie Vardy’s rejection, it’s common knowledge that Arsenal are in the market for a top striker this summer.
“A number of top clubs have been linked with prolific Frenchman Alexandre Lacazette, but following heavy backing in the past few days Arsenal are now clear favourites for his signature at 12/5.”