Betting: Atletico Madrid face Arsenal & Tottenham battle for Lacazette

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The Lyon star has been linked with a move to the La Liga giants, yet north London could prove another tantalising option for the in-demand forward

With Antoine Griezmann's future at Atletico Madrid seemingly uncertain the La Liga side could be in the market for a replacement, and reports have linked them with another French forward.

Alexandre Lacazette has just enjoyed his best-ever scoring season netting 28 goals for Lyon as Les Gones finished fourth in Ligue 1. Only Edinson Cavani scored more goals than Lacazette in the French top flight this season and that kind of form has naturally attracted plenty of attention.

Alexandre Lacazette Besiktas Lyon UEL 04202017

Paddy Power price Atletico as the Frenchman's most likely destination with Los Rojiblancos offered at 8/15 (1.53) to have secured his services by the close of the transfer window. Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas appeared to confirm that a verbal deal to take the striker to the Spanish capital has been agreed at the weekend,  although things could change if Griezmann decides to stay with Atletico Madrid.

With the side moving to a new stadium next season and consistently involved in the latter stages of the Champions League, Atletico Madrid would be an attractive option for Lacazette, although the 25-year-old has no shortage of suitors. 

Lacazette has regularly been linked with a move to Arsenal over the last year and the Emirates Stadium is priced as the next most likely destination for the forward. The Gunners are offered at 7/2 (4.50) to sign the France international by September this year, although the Gunners' well-publicised lack of Champions League football could impact on their ability to compete in the transfer market.

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There is a side in north London, however, who can offer Champions League football, and Tottenham come next in the market at 17/2 (9.50). The Premier League runners-up boast the top flight's top scorer in Harry Kane, although there were regular suggestions throughout the season that perhaps Mauricio Pochettino's men were in need of a second striker of genuine quality.

Elsewhere in the market, Manchester United are offered at 11/1 (12.00) while Paris Saint-Germain are priced at 33/1 (34.00) to keep Lacazette in Ligue 1. 

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