Alexandre Lacazette Wanted At Juventus
Serie A giants Juventus have reportedly offered English Premier League side Arsenal a choice of Gonzalo Higuain, Douglas Costa or Cristian Romero in exchange for Alexandre Lacazette. Arsenal is hoping to reduce their wage bill this summer transfer window while creating funds for new signings.
French striker Alexandre Lacazette could be one of the stars to leave the Emirate Stadium next season, Arsenal recently listed him among two other players for Atletico’s Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey but he could be leaving to the Italian Serie A with Juventus showing interest already.
Juventus new boss Andrea Pirlo is ready to offer Mikel Arteta his choice of three men to help facilitate a deal. Higuain, who turns 33 in December, is unlikely to interest the North London outfit, with the combination of his age and high wages making him an unattractive proposition.
It has also been claimed winger Costa looks unlikely to be heading to Arsenal. Arsenal boss has rated the former Bayern Munich winger highly but believes he is well-stocked in attacking positions. And for the centre-back Romero, the most likely to head to the Emirates should the swap happen.
Arteta knows he is short in defence and desperately wants to strengthen his backline and the need for defenders for his side will be very key and considering the fact that the player is still very young. Alexandre Lacazette could be the player to be used to make the done. The likes of Mesut Ozil, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Matteo Guendouzi, Sokratis, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Sead Kolasinac and Lucas Torreira are all believed to be available.