Thomas Lemar turned down the chance to join Arsenal on deadline day. (Reuters)

Thomas Lemar insists he is happy to stay at Monaco after Arsenal failed with a £92 million move for the midfielder on deadline day.

Arsenal had accepted a £60m offer from Manchester City for Alexis Sanchez and had lined up the France international as the Chilean’s replacement.

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But Arsene Wenger’s side pulled out of the deal for Lemar as they believed that there wasn’t enough time to complete the transfer.

Liverpool had also targeted a late move for Lemar and reports claimed that the 21-year-old snubbed Arsenal in favour of a move to Anfield.

Lemar scored twice in France’s 4-0 win over Netherlands. (Getty Images)
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Lemar scored twice in France’s 4-0 win over Netherlands on Thursday evening and after the match, the midfielder stressed that he is focused on the season ahead with Monaco.

‘I am a Monaco player and I am very happy there,’ he told Canal Plus.

‘Now I am going to go and have a good season with my club, try to keep progressing and advancing in my career.’

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