Thomas Lemar: humble, shy and set to be the subject of more mammoth bids

The Monaco and France player has already turned down a €100m moved to Arsenal but he cannot avoid attention from Premier League clubs much longer

Thomas Lemar, a Caen player at the time, was making his way to a post-game reception with sponsors. “Well, it’s you who’s doing the talking,” said Lemar to his team-mate, Emmanuel Imorou, who had become accustomed to Lemar’s humble and reclusive personality. “He is a little introverted, even shy,” Imorou explained to France Football last year. “He’s a cool, simple guy who just does not feel comfortable with the media or the public.” Lenny Nangis, another former Caen colleague, agreed: “He doe...