Tag: Vadim Vasilyev

Vice-president admits difficulty in refusing Arsenal’s massive offer

Monaco’s vice president, Vadim Vasilyev, has confirmed they turned down a €100m bid from Arsenal for Thomas Lemar last summer and that it was ‘difficult’ to do so.

Ligue 1 side give Arsenal mega-transfer boost

Monaco will consider offers for Thomas Lemar this summer, with Arsenal and Liverpool reportedly 'set for a summer transfer battle' over the young forward.

Monaco vice president delivers Arsenal blow

Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev insists that the Ligue 1 club aren't looking to sell Thomas Lemar in January, which is mildly annoying but predictable.

Club president admits Arsenal were "really close to finalising the deal"

Vadim Vasilyev, Monaco's vice-president, claims that Arsenal were 'really close' to finalising their deal for Thomas Lemar over the summer and there's a 'fair chance' the 21-year-old could leave next year.

Club president reveals why Arsenal's deal to sign 21-year-old fell through

Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev says that the club convinced Thomas Lemar to snub Arsenal and stay in France because they didn't need the money.
Caen's French midfielder Thomas Lemar reacts during the French L1 football match between Nantes and Caen on April 5, 2015 at the Beaujoire stadium in Nantes, western France. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD (Photo credit should read JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Monaco ignore Arsenal's 'waste of time' bid for Lemar but DO have a selling...

Monaco have not responded to Arsenal’s latest bid of €45m for Thomas Lemar as they attempt to maintain a show of strength, but internally they have set a price at which they would sell the player.

Massive Mbappé twist as Monaco admit Manchester United could offer his 'step up'

After an excellent breakthrough season with AS Monaco, Kylian Mbappé has attracted interest from a range of different clubs across Europe and he could be set to leave this summer after all.