Monaco Boss Admits Liverpool & Arsenal Target Thomas Lemar Could Leave in January

Thomas Lemar

Lemar could now be on the market in January. Getty

Arsenal attempted to sign Lemar last summer, failing with a bid late in the transfer window, and remain keen on the France global, while Liverpool have been linked following the sale of Philippe Coutinho.

Lemar is regarded as one of the most exciting young midfielders to have emerged out of France in recent years, thanks largely due to his exploits for Monaco last season.

A spot has opened up in the Reds' midfield following the departure of Philippe Coutinho, who finalised a switch to Barcelona today in a reported £142m deal.

That development will be welcomed by Arsenal if Arsene Wenger does decide to push forward with a move for Lemar.

Nvidia's massive 65-inch gaming displays put you right in the action
These pack in nearly everything you could want: 4K, HDR, and 120 Hz support with 1,000-nit peak luminance and DCI-P3 color gamut. When you need a break from gaming, these displays will perform well as a streaming device, with NVIDIA SHIELD built right in.

Both Liverpool and Arsenal were close to a deal on deadline day during the summer with the Gunners even making a £90 million bid for the attacker.

All the latest Arsenal transfer news and rumours from across the British and European press on Tuesday, January 9.

Jardim has made it clear on several occasions that he doesn't want to sell Lemar although the manager knows anything can happen when it comes to the January transfer window.

Arsenal, on the other hand, are looking at Lemar as the replacement for Alexis Sanchez, who is being heavily linked with a move to Manchester City this month.

Democrat Steyer Says He'll Spend $30 Million on US House Midterms
His ultimate goal is to have Trump removed from office. "We will vote to protect what truly makes this country great", he said. Dianne Feinstein for her seat later this year.

Only last week, Jardim gave a much more conclusive answer when quizzed on the chances of Monaco's big players leaving this month, per Jack Rosser of the Evening Standard: "We are not in the habit of doing major sales of players (in the winter transfer window)".

The Mirror says Liverpool will now intensify efforts to bring Lemar from Monaco.

According to the Sun, Liverpool are set to swoop for the £90million rated ($121.9million) star by readying an offer for him this month.

Fired Googler James Damore files a lawsuit claiming "hostility for conservative thought"
Google terminated Damore for the memo, saying it was contrary to the company's basic values and code of conduct. He said he felt his suit would "really help make Google a truly inclusive place".

Latest News