Report: Salomon Kalou available for £5m

Lille's Ivorian forward Salomon Kalou celebrates after scoring with his teammate Lille's French midfielder Jonathan Delaplace during the French L1 football match Lorient vs Lille on May 17, 2014
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A report claims that Arsenal could sign Lille forward Salomon Kalou for as little as £5m this summer.

Lille have reportedly informed Arsenal that Ivory Coast international Salomon Kalou is available for as little as £5m this summer.

The Gunners have been strongly linked with a move for the former Chelsea forward in recent weeks, with the player said to be keen on a return to England.

According to the Daily Star, Lille have signalled that the striker is indeed available, with Everton and Liverpool also believed to be closely monitoring proceedings.

The 28-year-old has scored 30 times in Ligue 1 over the last two seasons.

Lille's Divock Origi celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Sochaux during their Ligue 1 match on February 8, 2014
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