Alexandre Lacazette, Arsenal forward, emerges summer transfer target for Barcelona

Alexandre Lacazette, Arsenal forward, emerges summer transfer target for Barcelona

- Alexandre Lacazette has attracted interests from Spanish League champions Barcelona this summer

- The Frenchman has been impressive for Arsenal this campaign after reaching the Europa League final

- Lacazette has netted 19 goals in all competitions for the north Londoners this season

Spanish League champions Barcelona are reportedly planning to make a move for Arsenal star Alexandre Lacazette this summer.

The 27-year-old Frenchman has been superb for the Gunners this campaign - scoring 19 goals and registering 13 assists in all competitions this campaign.

His partnership with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang up front for the north Londoners has fired them to the Europa League final against Chelsea this month.

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Daily Mail however reports that the La Liga giants have made the France international an alternative in case they fail to land countryman Antoinne Griezmann.

The Catalans were punished heavily by Liverpool in the second leg of their Champions League clash following their 4-0 defeat at Anfield despite winning the reverse fixture by three unreplied goals at the Camp Nou on May 1.

Blaugrana are hoping to land the striker as replacement for ageing Luis Suarez.

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Barca are also hoping to find lasting solution to misfiring Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho this summer.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Alexandre Lacazette has been named the Europa League player of the week after he was involved in Arsenal's comeback win against Valencia.

The Frenchman scored twice in their 3-1 home win over Valancia in the Europa League semifinal clash.

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