The Gazzetta dello Sport [via Le 10 Sport] indicate that the reigning French champions have made an offer of €38m for the striker, who has courted considerable interest from various Premier League clubs this summer.
However, speaking to RMC [again via Le 10 Sport], an internal source at Lyon has denied that a bid has been received for the services of the France international.
“The club has absolutely not received an offer from Paris Saint-Germain for Lacazette,” the source began.
It remains to be seen whether PSG will yet make a bid for the 24-year-old frontman.
The club may well have need for offensive reinforcements this summer, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic [Mirror], Edinson Cavani [Express] and Ezequiel Lavezzi [Metro] each having been linked to the exit door at the Parc des Princes this summer.
PSG have also been linked with Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who would likely be a more expensive option than Lacazette, according to France Football [via Le 10 Sport].
However, should the reigning French champions decide to move for the attacker—who bagged 27 goals and contributed six assists in 33 outings last term—they may yet face competition for his services.
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Arsenal and Liverpool are both reportedly keen on the player, according to the ESPN.
Chelsea too are understood to be considering a move for the forward [Express], particularly having lost Didier Drogba this summer. The Pensioners may have three attackers in their ranks already, but Loic Remy has been linked with an exit from the club [Daily Mail], Diego Costa’s fitness remains a concern and it remains to be seen how things will unravel for Radamel Falcao following his underwhelming season with Manchester United last term.