Lyon director Junino has revealed his conversation with Arsenal director of football Edu in which the discussed the possible of bringing Houssem Aouar to the Emirates. Edu Gasper called the Lyon chief on phone to discuss a potential deal and the man has now revealed their conversation.
The Brazilian admits there were discussions over Aouar, he said
“I get along very well with the sports director (Edu, editor’s note). We spoke on the phone. Houssem Aouar is really appreciated by Arteta.”
He also revealed Edu brought up the possibility of adding Matteo Guendouzi to a potential deal but said the club wouldn’t need players of that profile even though he admitted Guendouzi is a talented lad.
“There have been some discussions for
[Guendouzi] But this is not the profile we need, we were very clear. If it is like that, it does not interest us at all, it is did we stop. ” he concluded.
Arsenal fans will hope a deal can be reached as Aouar fits the bill for the kind of player needed in the Arsenal midfield.