Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has revealed today that he will keep Alexandre Lacazette this summer if Arsenal fail to meet his demand.
The Gunners have been in continuous link with the French side over the possible summer move for their star striker, they have been planning to splash around £30million for the Frenchman.
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La Liga side Atletico Madrid were also keeping tabs on him but due to transfer ban, they had to take a step back from the race.
Jean-Michel Aulas told L'Equipe that it is unlikely that Lacazette will end up at Emirates Stadium this summer, he even suggested Atletico to reconsider their offer once there ban is lifted.
Meanwhile, reports also suggest that Lyon are planning to sign Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, and could allow the North London side to include him in Lacazette deal.
Lacazette has been exceptional for Lyon for the past few seasons, he has attracted many big names over the past few years but never finalized a deal.
The 26-year-old has netted 129 goals in 275 games for the Ligue 1 side since his debut in 2009-2010 season.