Robert Pires says his former club Arsenal can win the Premier League title next season -- if they keep Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil and sign Kylian Mbappe and Alexandre Lacazette.
Sanchez and Ozil have both been linked with exits from Arsenal this summer with their contracts due to expire next year.
Arsenal are reportedly interested in Monaco's Mbappe and Lyon's Lacazette, though supporters have viewed the duo as potential replacements for Sanchez or Ozil should they depart the Emirates Stadium.
Lyon are pursuing Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala and hope to seal a deal to sign Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore this week, according to the Ligue 1 club's president Jean-Michel Aulas.
Unwanted by Pep Guardiola at City last summer, Mangala, 26, joined Valencia on loan for the season and impressed in Spain as he played 30 La Liga games.
The France international has two years left on his City deal, but with Guardiola ready to allow him to leave, Mangala has been assessing his options and...
Lyon have signed full-back Fernando Marcal from Benfica for €4.5 million, the Ligue 1 club has confirmed.
Marcal, 28, caught the eye on loan to Lyon's French top-flight rivals Guingamp last season, registering seven assists in 31 league games for the Breton club.