Arsenal consider swapping Alexandre Lacazette for Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Lemar

first_imgThomas Lemar has struggled to make an impact at Atletico Madrid (Getty Images)AS claim that Arsenal would be open to a swap deal involving Lacazette and Lemar, whose value has signififcantly dropped after struggling to make an impact at Atletico.Arsenal have also been heavily linked with a move for Atletico’s defensive midfielder Thomas Partey.Speaking last month, Partey’s father claimed that the midfielder has held talks with the Gunners.Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Alexandre Lacazette has been heavily linked with a move away from Arsenal (AFP via Getty Images)Meanwhile, Arsenal remain interested in Lemar after Arsene Wenger missed out on signing the France international in 2017.The 24-year-old has started just 11 games for Atletico this season, while Diego Simeone has even admitted that the midfielder ‘hasn’t been able to live up to expectations’ since his £52.7 million move from Monaco in 2018. Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 20 May 2020 12:06 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link891Shares Commentcenter_img Arsenal consider swapping Alexandre Lacazette for Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Lemar Advertisement Thomas Lemar could be on his way to Arsenal while Alexandre Lacazette moves to Atletico Madrid (Getty Images)Arsenal are considering a swap deal involving Alexandre Lacazette and Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Lemar, according to reports in Spain.Lacazette joined the Gunners in £46.5 million deal from Lyon in 2017, and has scored 44 goals in 112 appearances for the club.Reports have claimed that Lacazette has an agreement with Arsenal that he will be allowed to leave in the next transfer window if the team fail to secure a place in next season’s Champions League.According to AS, Arsenal have already indicated that they would listen to offers for Lacazette and the 28-year-old is at the top of Atletico’s shortlist.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTThe report claims that Lacazette is ‘very liked’ by Atletico’s coaching staff and the club are closely monitoring the French forward’s situation at Arsenal.last_img read more

Lakers’ Galle, Royer shine at state tennis qualifier

first_imgSo the state tournament berth rode on the third-place match between Galle and Royer and the top-seeded Fayetteville-Manlius duo of Anna Manta and Phoebe Wang, who had lost to West Genesee’s Angelina Llanos and Katie Viau.Having dropped the first set 6-3, Galle and Royer improved in the second set and nearly took it to a tie-breaker, but Manta and Wang held on, 7-5, and to join the West Genesee and J-D pairs in the state tournament.In singles, Christian Brothers Academy’s duo of Gieselle Vlassis and Grace DelPino advanced to the state tournament, joined by Utica-Notre Dame’s Ellen Lyga.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story Already with a Section III Division III title in their possession, Cazenovia girls tennis players Alex Galle and Nina Royer went after much more in last week’s sectional state qualifying tournament at Drumlins.Sixteen doubles team entered the tournament, four from each of the divisions. Only the top three finishers would advance to this weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships in Latham.The opening round on Tuesday had Galle and Royer against Christian Brothers Academy’s Grace Catalano and Aubrey Mills. Both sets were close, but the Lakers’ pair emerged with a 6-4, 7-5 victory. A couple of hours later, Galle and Royer met Oneida’s Mattie Hicks and Sydney Lusher in the quarterfinals. This one was not as close, with the Cazenovia duo needing just two sets to win 6-2, 6-4.Having advanced to Thursday’s semifinals, Galle and Royer had two chances to earn the match victory it needed to reach the state tournament.Up against Jamesville-DeWitt’s Mona Farah and Tara Pollock in that semifinal round, Galle and Royer played well early, but Farah and Pollock were better, prevailing 6-3, 6-1.center_img Tags: CazenoviaTennislast_img read more