Arsenal linked striker Alexandre Lacazette has made it clear that he won’t be leaving Lyon in the last few days of the transfer window.

The 25-year-old Frenchman’s future at Lyon has been under the scanner all summer, and there has been speculation that he has been looking to leave the club.

Arsenal have been chasing the Frenchman’s signature for the last few months, buy Lyon rejected a bid form the Gunners earlier in the summer, and have made it clear that they won’t be allowing the player to leave.

The Gunners have been saving up money for pursuit of a striker in the last few days of the window, and Lacazette is still believed to be on their shortlist of targets.

However, the 25-year-old made it apparent last night that he won’t be leaving Lyon this summer and will continue playing his football at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais.  


The striker told French broadcaster Canal+: “My position has not changed, there will be no transfer.

“I am a Lyon player.”

Lacazette scored both goals in Lyon’s 2-0 win over SM Caen last night, and took his tally to five strikes in two Ligue 1 games this season.