Date: 2nd June 2017 at 5:00pm
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The agent of Tigres UANL striker Andre-Pierre Gignac has denied that are interested in signing the 31 year old this summer.

ESPN Deportes reported yesterday that were keen on signing the French this summer but when asked by Record Mexico about the link, Jean-Christophe Cano replied:

“The rumours are false.”

Gignac made the surprising move to Mexico two years ago after leaving Marseille on a free transfer. Despite his choice of country though, manager Didier Deschamps recalled the forward to the national side in November 2015. He then went on to feature for his country at Euro 2016.

Th Frenchman, who scored 22 goals last season, has been a target for in the past with manager Arsene believed to be an admirer. Still, with another recognised target man in the squad in Olivier Giroud who only signed a new contract in January, the link to Gignac always looked unlikely.

With reports that have offered £87m for Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe, it looks certain the club are aiming their ambitions higher this summer.