Goal readers say Arsenal must splash the cash to land Lyon ace Grenier

The Gunners are confirmed to be interested in signing the 22-year-old midfielder this summer, with manager Arsene Wenger drawing comparisons between him and Samir Nasri

In a tight poll, the majority of Goal readers believe Arsenal should spend the money required to sign Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier.

As revealed on Sunday, the Gunners boss is targeting 22-year-old Lyon ace Clement Grenier to bolster his midfield and is hopeful of completing a deal this summer.

Thousands voted, with the slight majority backing Arsene Wenger should delve into his transfer kitty to land the Frenchman.

Just over half of you, 56.8 per cent to be precise, polled in favour of signing the Lyon midfielder while 43.2% believe those funds could be better spent elsewhere.

The Ligue 1 side's president, Jean-Michel Aulas, has warned the Gunners that it would take a huge amount of money to land the player.

"We have to make a financial effort to keep him," he told Canal+. "If Arsene wants to have an idea of Grenier's price, I will tell him that it is the same as what Bayern Munich paid for Mario Gotze - around €37 million [£31m]."