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Monaco Forward, Thomas Lemar Prefers Manchester United to Arsenal

Thomas Lemar would rather join Manchester United than Arsenal if he leaves Monaco.

Duncan Castles claims that the France winger, who has been a target for Gunners boss Arsene Wenger all summer, wants to follow in the footsteps of former team-mate Anthony Martial and join the Red Devils.

On Thursday, Wenger admitted that a move for Lemar was “dead”.

The 67-year-old saw a third bid of around €50million turned down two weeks ago by the Ligue 1 champions.

Speaking at his Thursday press conference ahead of this weekend’s trip to Liverpool, Wenger said: “It’s dead because Monaco have closed the door.

“They are still on cases like Mbappé and Fabinho [in terms of selling them]. They’ve already lost Mendy, Bernardo Silva and Bakayoko, so Monaco is at a stage where they have closed the door. Is it a frustration? We have the numbers and we have the quality to deal with that.”

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