Arsenal have been dealt a major blow in their pursuit of Andre Onana, with the Ajax goalkeeper having reportedly agreed to join Lyon.

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The Gunners were heavily linked with Onana earlier in the summer but L’Equipe state that he is set to head to Lyon instead.

Onana is poised to join Lyon for a fee of just £6.8million.

Although the 25-year-old is currently serving a suspension for a doping violation he is still very highly regarded. His ban is set to end on November 4.

Bernd Leno remains Arsenal’s first-choice goalkeeper, and, with a move for Onana now appearing unlikely, manager Mikel Arteta will have to look elsewhere for another shot-stopper.

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Sheffield United’s Aaron Ramsdale is seemingly Arsenal’s main target amid suggestions that they will make a bid of £30million for the 23-year-old.

Arsenal have made three major signings so far this summer, with the most significant deal seeing defender Ben White arrive from Brighton for £50million.

Midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga and left-back Nuno Tavares have also joined

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