Barcelona Are Preparing To Offer Two Players To Arsenal For Alexandre Lacazette
Barcelona are ready to tempt Arsenal with an offer for Alexandre Lacazette after reports suggest that the Spanish club would be willing to part with two players for him.
The La Liga champions have had a continued interest in Atlético Madrid ace Antoine Griezmann, but should a move fail to materialise for the World Cup-winning Frenchman, then they would turn their attention to the Gunners star.
According to Mundo Deportivo, Barça would be ready to offer André Gomes and Samuel Umtiti for Lacazette.
The Spanish newspaper added that while the Premier League side are not open to the idea of selling their €70m-rated player, they believe that Unai Emery's interest in Gomes and Umtiti would make a move possible.
In fact, Barcelona director of football Eric Abidal is said to be a 'close friend' of Lacazette's, especially as the two share the same agent, David Venditelli.
The 27-year-old French forward has been in fine form for the Gunners this season and admitted last month that he was enjoying life in London.
"I'm happy when I play, necessarily, like any player, when I'm on the pitch, of course, there is joy, on the field and off, I keep smiling, smile to life," he told RMC Sport.
"I do one of the most beautiful jobs in the world, even if I could be even happier.
"But I'm happy, we won and we go to the next round.
"In training and my teammates trust me, I'm happy, but tonight it's mostly a team effort, we did not have to concede a goal, we did it on both games, we're happy."
Emery will be looking to bulk up his squad in the summer, especially with the likes of Aaron Ramsey leaving at the end of the season.
Speaking of the Juventus-bound Ramsey, the 28-year-old Welsh midfielder shared a touching message earlier this month after playing his final match for the Gunners.
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