Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette has emerged as a potential transfer target for Spanish club Atletico Madrid.
Marca claim Diego Simeone is looking at the Frenchman as a Plan B should they fail to sign Edinson Cavani from Paris Saint-Germain.
It is not the first time Lacazette has been linked with a move to Atleti, with Sky Sports reporting a deal had actually been struck with Lyon for his transfer in 2017.
Marca add that, should Atleti indeed pursue Lacazette, they will offer £53 million signing Thomas Lemar (Guardian) as makeweight.
Lemar has been linked with a switch to the Emirates in recent days, as well as Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.
£182,000-a-week star Lacazette (Spotrac) has been with Arsenal since the summer of 2017 and has scored 42 goals in 107 appearances for the Gunners.
He has a contract until the summer of 2022, meaning Arsenal are in a fairly strong position over the forward.
TBR’s view – Arsenal should resist Atletico interest
Arsenal should definitely not be entertaining any reported interest from Atleti in Lacazette.
Some Gunners supporters believe he can be more prolific, but on his day he is a quality player who has a creative spark to his game as well.
Arsenal don’t particularly need Lemar as they have Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Gabriel Martinelli, Nicolas Pepe, Reiss Nelson and Bukayo Saka to play in the wide areas.