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Arsenal have confirmed Alexandre Lacazette will leave later this month when his contract expires.
An official statement from the club read: “Alex Lacazette will leave us at the end of his current contract, which runs until June 30.”
Gunners manager Mikel Arteta said: “Laca has been a fantastic player for us.
“He was a real leader on and off the pitch and was a huge influence on our younger players.
“His commitment to us has been exceptional and we wish him and his family every success and happiness.”
Meanwhile, Manchester United and Tottenham have been dealt a transfer blow in their pursuit of outgoing Juventus star Paulo Dybala.
Inter Milan have held talks with Dybala and are confident an agreement can be reached.
The 28-year-old will leave Juve in the summer, his contract expires in June.
And the striker is not short of suitors as both United and Spurs are said to be keen on his services.
The north Londoners held talks with the Argentina international’s representatives over a potential deal last month.
However, according to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Dybala was also in direct talks with Inter vice-president Javier Zanetti.
And Liverpool are keeping an eye on Chelsea ace Christian Pulisic as they prepare to lose Sadio Mane to Bayern Munich in the summer.
According to Sky Sports Germany journalist Florian Plettenberg, Bayern sports director Hasan Salihamidzic has held talks with Mane’s advisor about a possible change in the summer.
Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has drawn up a four-man shortlist to replace the striker, according to MailOnline.
One of Klopp’s targets is Pulisic, valued at around £60m and reportedly keen to seek a new challenge after an unlucky season at Stamford Bridge.
The Merseysiders have also been linked with Bayern’s Serge Gnabry and Villarreal’s Arnaut Danjuma.
Finally, AC Milan have prepared the paperwork to finalize Liverpool ace Divock Origi’s move to San Siro.
That’s according to transfer expert Romano, who claims Origi is expected in Milan in the next few days to undergo a medical and sign his contract.
The Italian reporter tweeted: “AC Milan have prepared all the contracts for Divock Origi and are just waiting for the Belgian striker to undergo medical tests and be signed in Milan in the next few days.”
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/5295517/liverpool-pulisic-mane-newcastle-carrasco-dybala-transfer-news-live/ Liverpool target £60m Pulisic to replace Mane, AC Milan prepare Origi contract, Newcastle £43m Carrasco interest – ReadSector