Lloris Due To Make Arsenal Switch

According to reports in France, Lyon goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is on the verge of securing a move to Arsenal days after their club President Jean-Michel Aulas denied having been contacted by the Premier League side.

Lyon President Aulas recently mentioned in a statement released at the club website that Lloris would be allowed to leave if interested clubs are willing to match their valuation of £16m. However, it is believed Arsene Wenger is readying a £12m offer for the French custodian who is considered one of Europe’s finest presently.

Injured Arsenal and French right back Bacary Sagna’s wife tweeted about a possible move recently.

“Really hope my friend Marine Lloris will come to #arsenal?,” wrote Ludivine Sagna.

Lloris, 25, has requested for a move this summer after spending four terrific seasons at Stade de Gerland. Arsene Wenger is a long term admirer of the Frenchman and it would be great signing for the club which is aiming to strengthen itself in all departments.

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