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Twitter explodes as Arsenal agree Premier League record (£92m) fee for Thomas Lemar

If the move goes through, Thomas Lemar will be the 3rd most expensive signing of all time.


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On his way to Arsenal?

Arsenal's season appeared to be going from bad to worse as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain completed his £40m move to Liverpool earlier in the day. There were concrete reports that the Gunners do not have the money to complete a huge signing on deadline day.

However, according to Sky Sports, Arsenal have agreed a Premier League record fee of £92m (€100m) for the services of AS Monaco sensation Thomas Lemar. The North London outfit were actively pursuing the Frenchman for the better part of the transfer window, and had a couple of bids rejected for the 21-year-old.

Liverpool entered the race for the signing of the coveted youngster only recently and even the Reds had a couple of bids rejected by Monaco for Lemar.

Twitter, as you would expect, didn't hold back and exploded as the news spread. Here are the best tweets:

The news...

Monaco still not satisfied...


The reaction...


And then Alexandre Lacazette did this...


If only...


And then... this!


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