GOOD MORNING GUNNERS FANS
Arsenal will not be offering a new contract to Alex Lacazette and are inviting bids for their former record signing.
French international Lacazette, 30, is now in the final year of his £175,000-a-week Emirates deal and will become a free agent next summer.
Arsenal are trying to find a buyer willing to pay a fee in the region of £15million as well as Lacazette’s substantial salary.
And they will only follow up their interest in Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham if Lacazette leaves this summer.
Meanwhile, Arsenal will land a cash boost when former academy talent Donyell Malen completes his move from PSV Eindhoven to Borussia Dortmund.
The Gunners are set to receive £250,000 when the £25mi move goes through due to a one per cent solidarity payment clause in his contract.
The Dutch star, who started off his career at Ajax, failed to shine for Arsenal and was offloaded for £500,000 to PSV in 2017.
Malen is expected to replace Jadon Sancho after his Man United move and NOT Chelsea target Erling Haaland.
Finally, Jamie O’Hara slammed Arsenal over their £30m pursuit of Aaron Ramsdale – having sold Emi Martinez last summer.
O’Hara said: “This literally sums Arsenal up doesn’t it. It sums them up business wise.
“They got rid of Martinez, who’s a brilliant keeper for what, £20million or something? Let him go, a snip, was one of the best keepers last season.
“And now they’re gonna go and sign someone from a relegated team for £30million, what are they doing?
“Who is doing their business there? Seriously. What are they doing? They are a mess.”