Alexandre Lacazette reportedly wants to join Atletico Madrid from Arsenal

Alexandre Lacazette reportedly wants to join Atletico Madrid from Arsenal

- Alexandre Lacazette is interested in making a move to Spanish side Atletico Madrid

- The France international is under contract at the Emirates stadium until the year 2022

- Lacazette was among the Arsenal players who won the English FA Cup last season

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Alexandre Lacazette has reportedly confirmed his readiness to leave Premier League side Arsenal for a summer move to Spanish La Liga campaigners Atletico Madrid.

Before Lacazette even joined the Gunners from French side Lyon, there were reports linking him to Atletico Madrid, but the France international ended up at the Emirates stadium.

Last two seasons, Alexandre Lacazette was superb for Arsenal in their campaign in the Europa League losing against Chelsea in the final of the championship in Baku.

Also last term, his superb performances and that of his other teammates helped Arsenal reach the final of the English FA Cup and they beat Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley.

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Gabonese striker Aubameyang netted the two goals for Arsenal against Chelsea and the Gunners' chiefs are ready to offer him another contract.

Lacazette has struggled at times at Arsenal and often been overlooked with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang the main threat at the Emirates.

And according to the report by AS, the 29-year-old sees moving to Atletico Madrid as what will be great for his career this summer.

Meanwhile, the striker has a contract with Arsenal until the end of 2022 and Atletico Madrid will have to offer the Gunners good money to have his signature.

Alexandre Lacazette reportedly wants to join Atletico Madrid this summer

Alexandre Lacazette reportedly wants to join Atletico Madrid this summer (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signed a new deal that will see him extend his contract at the Emirates for the next three years.

It is understood that the Arsenal striker's deal is worth a massive £250,000-a-week ending his speculation about a move out of north London.

The former Borussia Dortmund striker is now the second-highest earner with the Gunners behind Mesut Ozil.

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The Gabon international whose deal came to an end this summer was instrumental to the Gunners' impressive run last term.

He has scored 71 goals in 110 appearances for the club and the 31-year-old does not look like slowing down at the moment with his goal scoring form.

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