Date: 14th April 2021 at 12:30pm
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Arsenal are willing to part ways with Alexandre Lacazette in the summer transfer window and take a huge loss on the club’s former transfer record, according to The Telegraph.

The Gunners have been linked with making a £15m move for Celtic’s Odsonne Edouard with the Reds also valuing their forward at the same price.

At 29-years-old, the striker has just a year left on his contract with the north London giants yet to open contract talks over a new deal.

Is Lacazette good enough to play for Arsenal?

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Arsenal’s recent transfer business has proven something of an improvement over previous years, where star player after star player used to walk out of the doors of their brand-new stadium.

Young talent like Bukayo Saka have been tied down to new deals and there are even reports Folarin Balogun is set to follow suit after being persuaded to stay at the club by Mikel Arteta.

Willian was proving to be a questionable addition after a sticky start to life in the famous red and white, however, he has since turned his form around and proven a valuable squad member especially for the younger members of the first-team squad.

However, it would prove to be a poor decision if the club opted to keep Lacazette, who has been anything but consistent across his three-and-a-half years with the team.

His lack of consistent goal-scoring form is precisely why he’s playing for a sinking club like Arsenal as opposed to one of Europe’s big hitters. So, the report surrounding the outfit’s intentions to sell the player, even for a huge loss may well warm the depths of any supporters’ hearts.

The side is overdue an upgrade in the number nine role and given how well Edouard has taken to Scottish football, and his age, the France under-21 international could well be a valuable addition especially under Arteta, where youth have thrived.

In other news, Arsenal could welcome two youth stars to the side after injury scares from the Sheffield United clash.