Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette to ask good friend Antoine Griezmann to join him at the Emirates
Posted: 3 October 2017 Time: 11:25
Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette says he will ask Antoine Griezmann to sign for the Gunners, should he come visit him in London.
Atletico Madrid forward Griezmann was strongly linked with a move away from the La Liga giants in the August transfer period, although Manchester United was tipped as his most likely destination.
And while the Red Devils are expected to come back in for the France international in January, compatriot Lacazette hopes to bend his ear towards a deal at the Emirates Stadium.
The Arsenal striker said: “Yeah [Griezmann is my friend], we are very good friends and have lots of fun. Our nicknames for each other are Griezzy and Lacaz. If Griezzy visits me in London, I’m going to ask him to sign for Arsenal.”
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger may already be plotting his own bid to sign Griezmann, with Alexis Sanchez expected to depart the north London giants either in January or when his contract expires next year July.