Atletico Madrid confirm Thomas Lemar transfer as former Arsenal target set to join in £63.2m deal from Monaco

Atletico Madrid have confirmed the signing of Thomas Lemar from Monaco in a big-money deal thought to be worth around £63.2m (€72m).

The former Arsenal and Liverpool target’s France team-mate Antoine Griezmann has also committed his long-term future to the club by signing a new deal until 2023.

Griezmann was strongly linked with a move to Barcelona, but revealed his intention to stay ahead of the World Cup in the form of a video titled “The Decision.”

The good news continues for Diego Simeone with French defender Lucas Hernandez also penning new terms to tie his future to the Wanda Metropolitano until 2024.

Thomas Lemar was previously targeted by Arsenal (Image: REUTERS)
Lemar celebrates his goal for France vs Colombia (Image: AFP)

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