‘Sevilla and Roma join Atletico Madrid in transfer race to sign Alexandre Lacazette’ with growing doubts about his future at Arsenal
- Atletico Madrid, Sevilla and Roma have all shown an interest in Lacazette
- The attacker will enter the final year of his Arsenal contract this summer
- Lacazette has scored 11 goals in 25 Premier League appearances this season
- Arteta said Lacazette’s contract would be settled at the end of the season
Atlético Madrid, Sevilla and Roma have all reportedly declared their interest in Alexandre Lacazette amid speculation about his future at Arsenal.
Lacazette – who will enter the final year of his Arsenal contract this summer – has been in and out of the first team this season under Mikel Arteta, scoring 11 goals in 25 Premier League appearances.
As a result, Lacazette has been linked with a move from North London this summer after moving to the Emirates from Ligue 1 club Lyon in 2017.
Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette has become a hot item for the summer transfer window
Sevilla and Roma have joined Atletico Madrid in the transfer race to sign the striker
Atletico Madrid has long been admirers of Lacazette, however ESPN FC have reported that Sevilla and Roma are also interested in signing the 29-year-old.
However, Arsenal has yet to decide whether to cash in on the striker or extend his stay in North London.
Speaking of the transfer window in the summer, Arteta said: ‘We plan everything for the summer, same with the board, with [chief executive] Wines [Venkatesham], with [non-executive director] Tim [Lewis], and with the owners.
Madrid have long been admirers of Lacazette – entering the final year of his deal
Arteta previously stated that Lacazette’s contract would be settled at the end of the season
‘We are very clear about how we want to do it. If you need to change 10 or 12 things in one window [as in January] it is a lot, and that has some consequences with what has happened in recent months and what will happen in the coming months.
“ We still have a lot of things to do, but hopefully we’ll get to the point where it ticks a few things and the stability is there, because that’s what you need to be consistent and competitive. . ‘
In addition, Arteta previously stated that Lacazette’s contract would be settled at the end of the season.