Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has said the club are "getting closer" to signing Real Madrid centre-forward Mariano Diaz.
Diaz, fourth choice at the Bernabeu last season, is expected to move on and has been linked with clubs including Tottenham, Liverpool, Sevilla and Atletico Madrid.
Asked whether the move would be on loan or permanent, Aulas told L'Equipe: "It's a transfer. We're studying both solutions, but we're looking more at a transfer.
"We have been following him for some time. We have...
Lyon chairman Jean-Michel Aulas has said he will let Arsenal target Alexandre Lacazette leave if the club can find a suitable replacement.
Aulas told reporters he would not stand in Lacazette's way if "he absolutely wants to leave" but stressed that no concrete offer has yet been received.
He confirmed over the weekend that Arsenal had expressed interest and he had told them they would have to match the €65 million Atletico Madrid had offered.
That deal fell through when Atleti's transfer...