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SPORT: Barcelona Identify Arsenal Star As Messi’s Replacement

File photo: Alexandre Lacazette

Barcelona are considering signing Arsenal star, Alexandre Lacazette as a replacement for Lionel Messi’s exit.

Messi completed a two-year contract with French Ligue 1 giants, Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday after the Catalan club announced they could no longer pay his bills.

Spanish publication Fichajes, reports that following the sudden departure of Messj, Barcelona now are keen on signing another forward before the summer transfer window closes.

The LaLiga giants have now identified the Arsenal star Alexandre Lacazette as an option.

The French man has been at the Emirate Stadium since 2017, scoring 65 goals and providing 28 assists from 170 matches.

He has, however, entered the final year of his contract at the Emirates, leading to speculations over his future.

Lionel Messi left the Catalan giants after 21 due to some serious financial reasons and is now a player of Paris Saint-Germain.


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