Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette will not be moving to Liverpool as they cannot afford him, says Lyon president Jean Michel Aulas.
Alexandre Lacazette has been on several top sides’ radar after his exceptional goal scoring record for the French side the recent season. He impressed with his 27 goals in Ligue One.
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Liverpool boss Brenden Rodgers have been keeping close table on the player for the past few months but looks like he cannot offer Lyon the demanded transfer fee, as per their president.
Jean Michel Aulas told that Liverpool have not contacted them, they are not even playing Champions League and they don’t even have the money to sign their star player.
Aulas believes that he will stay in Lyon as they have qualified for Champions League group stages, also they have a new stadium which has more than 50,000 of capacity.
The 25-year-old has also been linked with a move Arsenal and Chelsea. Both the London sides are in the race, Chelsea will easily beat the Gunners if Lacazette prefers money.
Last month Lyon told that €50 million would not be enough for their striker.
However, Liverpool have eyed several other targets including Villarreal youngster Luciano Vietto and Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke.
Columnist: Stevan Jones