Sport Liverpool target Lemar could leave next summer

21:40  12 october  2017
21:40  12 october  2017 Source:   readsport.co

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Liverpool target Lemar could … Articles. Feature Writers. Definitely next summer will be something to look at, although you know in football there are no guarantees. We had some players who were supposed to leave this summer but didn’t leave because of X, Y, Z.

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AS Monaco could sell Thomas Lemar next summer, with it being confirmed by their vice-president that Liverpool were seriously interested in the recent transfer window.

The Reds made many attempts late on in the window to land the France international, but were knocked back by a Monaco side eager to keep hold of their key players after a number of departures.

Arsenal were rumoured to have had a huge bid worth in the region of £90 million accepted for Lemar on the final day of the window, but the move fell through.

However, it doesn’t look as though all hope is lost for Liverpool in their pursuit of Lemar, and Monaco’s vice-president Vadim Vasilyev has admitted that the wide man could leave next summer.

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Monaco’s vice president is glad they kept Thomas Lemar , but next summer the young star could be gone. “ Liverpool were really interested, but it was Arsenal that were closest to finalising a deal,” VP Vadim Vasilyev told Sky today when asked just how close Lemar came to leaving .

Arsenal and Liverpool transfer target Thomas Lemar could leave next summer , admits Monaco chief. There is a 'fair chance' Thomas Lemar will leave Monaco next summer , the Principality club's vice president has admitted.

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As quoted by the Liverpool Echo, the Monaco chief said:

“Liverpool were really interested. But it was Arsenal that was really close to finalising the deal. It was quite close. At the same time it was just too late, not enough time, to really follow up on this deal. Not all the elements of the puzzle fell in place.”

“I’m very happy he stayed with us. For us, we need a player like Thomas Lemar. He’s very important to our team.”

Vasilyev confirmed that both teams were keen to secure the services of Lemar, but were halted in their pursuits, and a move is possible at the end of the season.

“Definitely next summer will be something to look at, although you know in football there are no guarantees. We had some players who were supposed to leave this summer but didn’t leave because of X, Y, Z.”

“I think it would be fair to say Thomas will have a fair chance to an exit next year.”

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Palace eyeing up January move for Danny Ings .
Crystal Palace have identified Danny Ings as a possible January target but face competition from Newcastle, Watford and Southampton. The Mirror reports that the Reds are considering allowing the player leave on loan in January in an attempt to rebuild the player’s fitness levels after spending an extended period on the sidelines. Knee injuries have meant game time has come few and far between for the former Burnley man, but Jurgen Klopp is a thought to be a huge fan of the player. Ings has attracted interest from several teams in the Championship, but the player is believed to be keen on staying in the Premier League. The striker is said to believe that a strong end to the season could see him have an outside chance of making Gareth Southgate’s squad for the World Cup in Russia next summer. With Christian Benteke sidelined Roy Hodgson has been forced to play Wilfried Zaha as a makeshift striker as Palace go in search of goals.

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