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Arsenal fans fume on Twitter after Lyon reject Alexandre Lacazette bid

Alex Lacazette in action for Lyon
Alex Lacazette in action for Lyon

Lyon have rejected an offer of €35million (£29.3million) from Arsenal for striker Alexandre Lacazette, the French club have announced.

Lyon released a statement via their official Twitter account this morning:

Lyon also deny that the Gunners have tabled a new bid of €48million (£40.2million) for the 25-year-old French international, who they insist is not for sale.

"Arsenal made an offer of 35 million euros which Lyon didn't accept for one reason alone - we will keep Alexandre Lacazette," read a statement released by the club.

Arsenal fans did not take kindly to the news, to say the least: