Alexandre Lacazette spotted in Barcelona amid transfer speculation

Alexandre Lacazette spotted in Barcelona amid transfer speculation

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Advertisement Alexandre Lacazette spotted in Barcelona amid transfer speculation Metro Sport ReporterFriday 31 May 2019 9:52 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.7kShares Lacazette joined Arsenal in 2017 (Picture: Getty)Wednesday’s Europa League final clash against Chelsea was a chance for Arsenal to gain entry into the Champions League but their 4-1 defeat is set to have a knock-on effect for Unai Emery and his squad.The Spaniard’s set to have a budget of just £45m and he’s admitted that a number of Arsenal players could now leave.And, perhaps mischievously, Spanish outlet Sport are reporting that Lacazette was seen in Barcelona city centre on Friday.Though it’s stated that Lacazette may simply be enjoying the start of his summer holidays, the news will likely worry Arsenal supporters who are desperate to keep hold of their Player of the Year.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalBarcelona are having second thoughts over a move for Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann as he’d cost in the region of £120m.Lacazette signed for Arsenal two years ago for a fee of around £46m and the Gunners can expect to make a modest profit.MORE: Hector Bellerin sends class message to Arsenal teammate Ainsley Maitland-Niles after Chelsea Europa League final defeat Alexandre Lacazette has been heavily linked with Barcelona (Picture: Getty)Arsenal star Alexandre Lacazette has fueled rumours he could leave the club this summer after being spotted in Barcelona less than 48 hours after the Gunners’ Europa League final defeat to Chelsea.The Frenchman has been heavily linked with a move to the Camp Nou and he admitted earlier this week that his representatives would speak to Arsenal at the end of the season.‘For me, I just think about the final, then after we will see with the club,’ said Lacazette.‘If the club is really happy with me and I’m happy, I will stay. In France, they say 27, 28 is one of the best ages in your career.’AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTBarcelona had been keen on Manchester United star Marcus Rashford but the England international would cost in excess of £100million and Lacazette is considered a more viable option.last_img

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