Arsenal boss Wenger has confirmed their interest in Monaco midfielder Thomas Lemar.

The Gunners have had bids of £30m and £40m rejected for the 21-year-old, they are expected to make a third bid in the coming days.

Monaco value the France international at £80m and Wenger is open to more signings after the arrival of Send Kolasinac and Lacazette.




‘He’s a player that we have looked at, but the rest is only speculation,’ said Arsene Wenger.

‘I am open to get some more signings, but it is not easy to find the players who can strengthen our squad, because we have top-quality players.

‘There are two ways to improve always, analyse what we did well last season and what we did not so well and improve that, and then you can bring new players in.

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‘But at the moment, because we are in pre-season, it is very important for us to analyse well what happened last season and where we can improve.




‘We have top quality in our squad, and at the moment I focus on that.’

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