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Arsenal Eyeing Move For 11-Goal Ligue 1 Striker

Amuda Segun

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Premier League giants Arsenal are eyeing a move for France-based striker Marcus Thuram ahead of this summer’s transfer window.

Marcus Thuram plays his club football for struggling French Ligue 1 club Guingamp at the moment.

The 21-year-old is the son of French football legend Lilian Thuram who played with distinction for Juventus and Barcelona during his playing career as well as the Les Blues.

Thuram Snr. Was part of the France team that won the FIFA World Cup for the first time on home soil.

The French team defeated favorites and defending champions Brazil 3-0 in their final clash to win the tournament.

Ex-French national team right-back Lilian Thuram played a big role for France as he scored two goals to help his side overturn an early goal from Croatia striker Davor Suker for a 2-1 win in the semifinals.

Media portal Mercado365 revealed the interest of the Gunners in young French attacker Marcus Thuram.

It was revealed that Arsenal sent scouts to run the rule over him on Wednesday as his Guingamp side played out a battling goalless draw at Bordeaux.

He has scored 11 goals in 25 games for Guingamp this season.

Marcus Thuram has been the standout player for Guingamp in a poor season in the French top flight.

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