Alexandre Lacazette reportedly wants to leave Lyon
Alexandre Lacazette has long-been linked with a move to the Premier League due to his impressive goalscoring record in France.
The 25-year-old has scored 17 times in 16 Ligue 1 appearances this season and is said to be on Arsenal's radar.
The Gunners reportedly saw a bid rejected by Lyon for Lacazette last summer, but according to his former team-mate Samuel Umtiti, he still wants to leave the club.
Alexandre Lacazette could follow Samuel Umtiti in leaving the club
"I have a lot of respect for Lyon, they're one of the biggest French clubs," Umtiti told TV Channel Canal+.
"But there will come a time when he could leave to improve.
"He'll have that desire, I know his character. He's waiting for the right moment."
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If Lacazette leaves Lyon in the summer he will be following in the footsteps of Umtiti who join Barcelona following an impressive Euro 2016 campaign with France.
"I could never stop [being a Lyon fan], I'll be a Gone until the end of my days," Umtiti added.
"It was always a dream for me to play here [at Barca]. I must be the happiest man in the world."
Alexandre Lacazette has scored 17 Ligue 1 goals this season
Lyon president Jean Michel Aulas revealed the club have received a number of big-money offers for Lacazette this month.
Aulus claimed there had been bids for the striker ranging from £35million to £60m.
Lacazette is under contract at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais until June 2019.