Liverpool and Arsenal appear to have been given a boost in their January pursuit of AS Monaco star Thomas Lemar as the club's manager
Lemar has been at the centre of a transfer tussle between the two Premier League clubs since the summer, with the Gunners' deal on deadline day falling through before the Reds failed to agree to terms for the player.
AS Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim in today's press conference on Thomas Lemar: "You know how crazy the transfer window is... a club like Monaco cannot say no."— Get French Football (@GFFN) January 11, 2018
In a press conference on Thursday, Jardim was asked about Lemar's future and he said, via Get Football News France:
The Gunners have recently been linked with Brazilian winger Malcom as the likely sale of Alexis Sanchez has shifted their focus from Lemar, who is said to prefer a move to Anfield.
Whilst the sale of Philippe Coutinho for a British record £142m has ensured Liverpool remain in the market for an attacker and they are likely to have been