The 25-year-old France International is among the most sought-after strikers in Europe. According to various reports, Wenger has held talks with the player’s agents. Lacazette is a reported target for Barcelona as well.
Lacazette’s £34m ($44m) release clause is set to be triggered by Arsenal. The 25-year-old France International has pulled in interest from across Europe lately, with West Ham United in picture as well, the Hammers have effectively made various unsuccessful offers for the sought after striker, who has additionally been connected with a major cash move to Barcelona this summer. Be that as it may, Arsene Wenger has step up to bring in the player to the Emirates claims The Telegraph.
Wenger – who has been in France covering Euro 2016 in his part as a TV intellectual – apparently utilized his nation’s late match against the Republic of Ireland in Lyon as an opportunity to meet Lacazette’s agents.
In spite of this, Arsenal are yet to transform their interest into a solid offer for Lacazette, with Wenger said to consider different choices. The Arsenal manager to a great extent utilized Olivier Giroud as his top-choice striker last season, yet the Frenchman was condemned for some of his displays and was even booed by Arsenal fans.
Wenger previously said he respected Vardy’s decision to reject Arsenal’s advances and to sign a new contract with Leicester City.
“He has decided to stay at Leicester and good luck to him,” Wenger said, according to beIN Sports.
“He came late to the game and in fairness Leicester bought him from Fleetwood and he has been successful. He is 29 and he has chosen to stay at Leicester. You have to respect that.”