The Gunners have already been sniffing around Les Gones' players this year.
The Ghanaian winger left Chelsea for Newcastle on loan on summer deadline day.
The Toffees are being linked with a move for the 18-year-old.
The Frenchman is the latest name linked with the City Ground hot-seat.
Bordeaux are due a windfall if the Black Cats secure their safety, a report claims.
Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with moves for both players, while reports suggest Lacazette is also a target for West Ham United.
Corentin Tolisso and Nampalys Mendy were watched by Leicester on Friday, a report claims.
The Premier League pair were said to be watching Bastia winger Francois Kamano.
The France international was linked with both Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United last month.
After Howard's departure was announced on Sunday, could goalkeepers from Newcastle United, Cardiff City and Burnley replace him at Goodison?