Each side retain a lengthy-standing curiosity about the left-sided France worldwide, who cost Monaco just £4million in 2015 as he became a member of from Caen.
“[But] certainly next summer time is going to be something to check out, even though you know in football there aren’t any guarantees. We’d some players who have been designed to leave this summer time but didn’t due to X, Y, Z.
“Liverpool were really interested,” Monaco’s vice-president told Sky Sports. “But it had been Arsenal which was really near to finalising the offer. It had been quite close.
“Simultaneously it had been too late, insufficient time, to actually follow-up about this deal. Not every the weather from the puzzle fell in position.
“I’m happy he remained around. For all of us, we want a person like Thomas Lemar. He’s necessary for we.
Liverpool and Arsenal are going to do fight once again over Thomas Lemar next summer time.