Arsenal fans concerned by £44m bid for Alexandre Lacazette

According to reports in The Guardian, Arsenal are reportedly hopeful of completing a deal to sign Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette after launching a club-record £44m offer for the France international.

Gunners manager Arsene Wenger is keen to significantly strengthen his squad this summer following their disappointing fifth-place finish in the Premier League last season – which saw them miss out on Champions League football next term – and he looks to be closing in on a deal for the 26-year-old.

Lacazette is keen to leave the Ligue 1 outfit this summer and according to The Guardian, had set his heart on a move to Atletico Madrid.

However, with the La Liga unable to sign any players until January because of a transfer ban, the attacker could move to England instead.

Arsenal supporters were quick to have their say on the rumour via social media, but while some were praying that the deal gets done, others are unsure on the potential signing.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…