Liverpool are willing to sign Lemar from Monaco with the France global being earmarked instead for Philippe Coutinho.
Coutinho left Anfield for Barcelona remaining weekend, leaving Jurgen Klopp’s facet with a hollow of their assault going into the second one part of the season.
As neatly as Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United also are excited about Lemar and all 3 groups would really like to carry him to the Premier League.
And journalist Castles, talking at the Transfer Window Podcast, has claimed Liverpool had an settlement with the wing wizard but Arsenal’s monetary be offering made him rethink.
When discussing Arsenal, he mentioned: “A man they’re having a look at to change Sanchez is Thomas Lemar – he’s the only they agreed a rate with Monaco for in the summertime window.
”Lemar, additionally sought after via Manchester United and on Jose Mourinho’s recruitment checklist for a winger – more than likely too dear for them – and Liverpool (who) attempted to get him in the summertime and had an settlement with him to come but Arsenal gazumped them with extra money so the participant didn’t transfer.
”The boot is more than likely now at the different foot, in that deal.
”Lemar has nonetheless informed Liverpool he’ll move, if they may be able to get a deal.
”But Liverpool now have to come to an settlement on worth with Monaco and they’re retaining off on that as a result of Monaco, intelligently sufficient, realise there are 3 of the highest English golf equipment short of the participant and they may be able to wait.
”They can do a deal now or they may be able to wait and they’re having a look no less than at £85m as a switch rate, probably extra for a 22-year-old participant with a couple of years of Champions League enjoy.”
Lemar blossomed as Monaco gained the Ligue 1 name remaining time period.
But the 22-year-old has discovered issues harder this season.
Lemar has discovered the web simply thrice from 19 video games since his transfer to England collapsed.