Arsenal set to sell Alexandre Lacazette for £30m after wrapping up new Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang deal

Lacazette is set to be offloaded
Lacazette is set to be offloaded (Picture: Getty Images)

Arsenal will offload Alexandre Lacazette to Atletico Madrid once they tie Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang down to a new deal, according to reports.

Gabon international Aubameyang is on the cusp of signing a new contract, finally putting an end to months of speculation linking with a move away from the Emirates.

The 31-year-old claimed Arsenal’s Player of the Season Award after his brace in the FA Cup final win over Chelsea took his goal tally to 29 for the campaign.

Aubameyang is close to putting pen to paper on a new deal
Aubameyang is close to putting pen to paper on a new deal (Picture: Getty Images)

According to the Daily Star, after Aubameyang commits his future to the club, they will sell his strike partner Lacazette to Atletico Madrid for £30 million.

The Frenchman has endured a tough season for the Gunners, suffering with a lack of confidence in front of goal.

Lacazette’s game time has been intermittent since Eddie Nketiah was recalled early from his loan spell at Leeds United in January and the report states he is not satisfied with a role on the bench.

The 29-year-old has registered just 10 Premier League goals this term, meanwhile Aubameyang has netted 22 from the left-wing.

Lacazette has been consistently linked with a move to the Wanda Metropolitano and almost ended up there before joining he Gunners in 2017.

He has just two years remaining on his Gunners contract, with no talks over extending his stay at the Emirates.

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