Lyon president, Jean-Michel Aulas, is now denying that he mentioned anything about an Arsenal bid for Lacazette despite a number of reporters claiming that he did just that.

READ MORE: What Aulas was supposed to have said about Arsenal’s offer

Basically, the gist of all that is:

From Lyon:

“Today I have no other proposals for Alexandre Lacazette. I do not know if he wants to leave.

“Alexandre (Lacazette) had a good exit but it could not be done with Atlético. For us it is in Lyon.”

From the reporter:

“It would seem that the mention of an offer of Arsenal was not made in this conf press.

“Apologies for this mistake.”

Aulas has form for changing his statements so it’s hard to know what is really going on here.

As for him saying he doesn’t know if Lacazette wants to leave, the player himself said, “I think it’s come, the right moment.

“I think that this summer will be the time where I will need a change of scenery and discover something else, still with the idea of advancing and progressing in terms of football and as a person.

“I am going to continue to work, in the hope that good opportunities will come this summer.”

This was at the start of the year and he’s said nothing publicly to contradict this stance.

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