Arsene Wenger’s claim that Thomas Lemar opted to reject Arsenal has been brought into doubt by comments from Monaco vice president Vadim Vasilyev.Fight breaks out on Ryanair flight from Newcastle to Alicante
The Gunners submitted a huge £92million offer for the France international on deadline day but a deal fell through, which also saw Alexis Sanchez be unable to complete a switch to Manchester City.
When asked about Arsenal’s deadline day offer for Lemar, Wenger told Telefoot: ‘€100m (£92m) for Lemar? Yes all true, I wanted him.
‘He decided to stay at Monaco.’