AS Monaco star Thomas Lemar was one of the most talked about players on the final day of the transfer window as Arsenal and Liverpool appeared to be involved in the last-gasp tussle for his signature.
And while the Premier League rivals were attempting to sign him on and eventually failed in their bids, Lemar starred for France against Netherlands, helping his team to a compelling victory with a wonderful brace.
He first latched on a clearance to thump in a first-team rocket from the edge of the box…
Poor man’s Walcott IMO pic.twitter.com/HItWW1N12S
— Nooruddean (@BeardedGenius) August 31, 2017
…before making it 3-0 from close-range.
By the way, France beat Netherlands 4-0 in the end, humiliating once a world force in the process.
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