Date: 9th August 2017 at 9:00pm
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Arsenal’s bid to sign Thomas Lemar from will be seriously hampered if the Ligue One champions decide to sell wonderkid Kylian Mbappe, according to the Sun.

The have been locked in talks over Lemar for a number of weeks, and it looks like are extremely reluctant to allow the 21 year old to leave the club.

The sale of Mbappe to or Real Madrid would almost certainly lead to Lemar’s sale being blocked. have already lost three key in Bernard Silva, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Benjamin Mendy this summer, and losing both Mbappe and Lemar as well is not something the semi-finalists would countenance.

It could help in another way though. Arsene Wenger believes that PSG are focused on signing Mbappe rather than Alexis Sanchez, and if they do land the Frenchman, their interest in the Chilean would cease, leaving the frontman with few options to move this summer.