Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, and Newcastle look set to give up any remaining hopes of signing French international forward Alexandre Lacazette this summer, with the Daily Star tipping him to sign a new contract with Lyon.
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The striker has become one of the hottest properties in Europe this season, and his apparent commitment to the Ligue 1 giants will come as a big blows to any neutrals who were hoping to see him lighting up the Premier League.
Of course, he’s not the only man we wish we could have over here. This is who we’d take if we were being greedy…
10) Hulk (Zenit Saint Petersburg)
He’s enjoyed a wonderful goal to game record in both Portugal and Russia, with 17 in all competitions so far this season. The Brazilian international enjoys being the main man, so there are question marks over whether he’d make it at a top English club, but we’d love to see it.
9) Miralem Pjanic (AS Roma)
The playmaker has played a decisive role in the Italian side’s domestic success over the last couple of years. A number of Premier League sides appear to be chasing a suitable midfield linchpin; particularly Liverpool, who are about to lose Steven Gerrard, so he could be a top candidate.