Arsenal have been locked on negotiations over Lyon midfield maestro, Houssem Aouar as Mikel Arteta looks to bolster his midfield ranks. Houssem Aouar, alongside Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey, has been Arsenal’s midfield targets all summer and a break through may have been reached in the chase for the young Frenchman.
According French publication LGWSports, an agreement has been reached between Aouar and Arsenal. The player is willing to join the gunners as he seeks a new challenge in his young career and sees Mikel Arteta a the right coach to further his development.
Negotiations are ongoing between Arsenal and Lyon as the men from London try to close the deal.
Lyon director, Junino, confirmed yesterday that Edu Gasper had called him to discuss a potential deal and offered to include Matteo Guendouzi but the Brazilian football director would immediately turned down the advances, stating that the youngster is not of the profile needed at Lyon. You can read the full story of that here