ESPN report that Arsenal previously held an opening round of talks with Lyon over Houssem Aouar this mid year. Edu called up their donning chief Juninho to enquire about the player, referencing Matteo Guendouzi as a component of a likely player-in addition to money trade bargain.
At this stage, Lyon despite everything haven’t given their asking cost, yet the two clubs are arranging further talks for the player esteemed at around €50m.
The Ligue 1 club have revealed to Aouar he can leave this late spring.
Manchester City and Juventus are additionally in the race, so there’s hardened rivalry for the 22-year-old.
The report fits with the most recent update from France , that Lyon hope to sell Aouar this late spring however Arsenal are the main club to make an offer so far. Until further notice, it shows up Lyon excused that offer, likely since they simply need money rather than a trade.
The midfielder had a solid season, scoring nine objectives and helping 10 in 2019/20 . He gave two or three aids the last-16 against Juventus, at that point two more in the quarter-last against Manchester City.
Maybe it’s obvious that those are the two clubs now in for him.The one preferred position Arsenal have is that they can ensure Aouar games. With Mesut Özil’s progressing circumstance and Dani Ceballos coming back to Real Madrid after his credit, in any event for the time being , there’s a hole in the midfield for anybody with a touch of inventiveness .
Given the French u21 universal is still so youthful, he may esteem that more profoundly than joining a potential Champions League victor right away. Especially as he’ll need to establish a connection this season in front of the Euros the following summer.
In any case, Arsenal despite everything have far to go to discover a concurrence with Lyon.