Alexandre Lacazette given green light for Premier League move

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Alexandre Lacazette could be allowed to leave Lyon for the Premier League if an appropriate bid is made, reports the The Mirror.

Lyon have endured a poor run of form in recent weeks, losing 6-0 to Arsenal and 2-0 to Villarreal in the Emirates Cup, followed by a 2-0 loss to French rivals Paris Saint-Germain in the Trophee des Champions final. 

As a result, Lacazette is reportedly unsettled at the French side and certainly it looked evident against PSG after the striker had a very quiet performance.


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The 23-year-old has been subject to a lot of interest in this transfer window from a host of big-name clubs, and following a reported altercation with manager Hubert Fournier he could very much be on the before the window closes.

Lacazette had a fantastic season with Lyon last year, scoring 27 league goals and topping Ligue 1's goalscoring charts, and there is no doubt that Lyon will try to get as much money as possible for him if he was to move this summer, with a fee in excess of £30 million likely to be demanded.

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Arsenal and Real Madrid are two names to have been frequently linked with the clinical forward, though it remains to be seen where the striker could end up given the continued speculation surrounding Karim Benzema, with a possible scenario being Benzema to Arsenal and Lacazette to Real.

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