Arsenal have had a £14m offer rejected for Lorient forward Alexis Claude Maurice.
The 21-year-old left winger scored 14 goals in 35 appearances last season and is valued at £18m.
He also has interest from West Ham.
Arsenal have had a £14million bid rejected for Lorient winger Alexis Claude Maurice
Claude Maurice is also capable of operating as an attacking midfielder if required.
However, given Arsenal’s pressing need for wide options, it seems highly likely that he will be used as a winger if he does join the Gunners.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery is looking to strengthen his squad, although the club may have to sell players to boost their transfer budget.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery is determined to strengthen his squad this summer