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Sport Houssem Aouar boost for Arsenal as Lyon's Memphis Depay frustrations offer Mikel Arteta surprise chance

16:10  19 september  2020
16:10  19 september  2020 Source:   msn.com

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang urges Arsenal to sign Houssem Aouar

  Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang urges Arsenal to sign Houssem Aouar The Gunners are eager to secure deal for Aouar before the transfer window closes on October 5, and Aubameyang described the 22-year-old as 'a very good player'.The Gunners are eager to secure deal for Aouar before the transfer window closes on October 5, and Aubameyang described the 22-year-old as 'a very good player'.

Arsenal have been handed a boost in their bid to sign Houssem Aouar because of Lyon ' s inability to sell Memphis Depay - according to a report. The midfielder is high on Mikel Arteta 's wanted list and the English Premier League side were reported to have had a bid rejected for him earlier this summer

Arsenal transfer target Houssem Aouar is attracting interest from a Champions League club, according to reports. Arsenal saw a player-plus-cash offer turned down for Aouar earlier this summer, with Lyon not interested in Gunners midfielder Matteo Guendouzi.

Arsenal have been handed a boost in their bid to sign Houssem Aouar because of Lyon's inability to sell Memphis Depay - according to a report.

The midfielder is high on Mikel Arteta's wanted list and the English Premier League side were reported to have had a bid rejected for him earlier this summer, with Matteo Guendouzi being used as bait.

And in the latest Transfer Window podcast, it's been revealed that Lyon don't want to sell him but they will consider it to raise cash if Barcelona don't come back in for Depay.

Lyon chief warns Arsenal their Houssem Aouar bid was 'way off'

  Lyon chief warns Arsenal their Houssem Aouar bid was 'way off' Arsenal have been warned they will have to substantially increase their £30m offer for Lyon midfield maestro Houssem Aouar if they are to sign him in this transfer window.Aouar is valued at £54m and Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas said: 'There will be very few departures, Arsenal are way too far away from his value.

Arsenal transfer target Houssem Aouar in action for Lyon . The German playmaker has looked past his best for some time now, while the Uruguay international simply hasn’t seemed to settle in England. Aouar would be a major upgrade in the middle of the park and would follow other smart signings in

Arsenal could end up benefitting from Barcelona’ s failure to sign Lyon striker Memphis Depay , as the French side will be forced into selling Houssem Aouar as a result. Arsenal are looking for their final signing of an impressive summer transfer window, with Mikel Arteta on the hunt for a new midfielder.

The Dutch frontman is wanted by Ronald Koeman but the Catalan giants can't get the money together to make the deal happen.

That's a blow for Lyon too - Depay is out of contract next season and refusing to sign a new deal.

Now they have fears that he could leave the club for nothing and will turn their attention to Arsenal and Aouar to get money in the door this summer.

Duncan Castles said: "They would prefer to move Depay out because he only has one year left on his contract and there is concern they’ll lose him for nothing if they don’t manage to sell him this summer.

"They had been talking with Barcelona, Ronald Koeman wants the player and there was a lot of speculation that a deal was in place and Barcelona believed they had the player but it hasn’t been completed.

Arteta urges Arsenal to develop killer instinct against smaller teams

  Arteta urges Arsenal to develop killer instinct against smaller teams DANIEL MATTHEWS: The Gunners have won two trophies in the past three months and made another step forward under Arteta with Carabao Cup victory over Liverpool on Thursday night. But last season they drew 14 league games - the joint-most in the division - including six on home soil. © Provided by Daily Mail Mikel Arteta insists that Arsenal must still develop a killer instinct against the smaller teams Arteta has challenged his side to make the Emirates a fortress - starting on Sunday against Sheffield United, who were among the teams to leave north London with a point last year.

Lyon president gives two reasons why Houssem Aouar has not completed Arsenal transfer Daily and Sunday Pep Guardiola hands Arsenal a Houssem Aouar transfer boost amid Edu' s talks with Lyon Bernd Leno' s chance to prove Arsenal ' s Emi Martinez transfer decision right to Mikel Arteta

ARSENAL ' S bid to sign Lyon star Houssem Aouar is under threat - after their club president warned he will only Arsenal must pay £44m to take Houssem Aouar from Lyon , says the French club' s Asked if Aouar would join the Londoners, Aulas reportedly said: "No I don't think so, no offer yet.

"Koeman is now saying he thinks he will have to go into the season with the squad he currently has so Lyon haven’t been able to cash in on Depay.

"They want to retain Moussa Dembele, who they see as the replacement in attack. Dembele had the much higher strike rate but Depay was preferred by coaches some of the time, which then shifts them - if they can’t get the deal for Depay - to Aouar.

"They would prefer not to sell but if they have to get money then there is that interest from Arsenal. They think they can achieve €40-50m for the player.

"It does look like a great opportunity for Arsenal to bring in an extremely talented midfielder, who I think would be a significant upgrade on Lucas Torreira and add to that intelligent recruitment they have done the summer and to a squad they are building which you can understand has a confidence with Arteta’s start in management and the restructuring of the team and recent performances."

Barcelona 'prioritise Memphis Depay signing' in the coming weeks

  Barcelona 'prioritise Memphis Depay signing' in the coming weeks As reported by Mundo Deportivo , Depay is an attainable target for Barcelona as he is within their current salary budget. Ronald Koeman had considered a move for Alexander Isak.As reported by Mundo Deportivo, Depay is an attainable target for Barcelona as he is within their current salary budget.

Houssem Aouar was key in Lyon reaching the Champions League semi-finals. Lyon are also aware they have one of Europe' s hottest properties at the club. But Jean-Michel Aulas claims Arsenal are unwilling or unable to pay the £44m. Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is said to admire midfielders Aouar

BARCELONA are hot on the tail of Lyon sensation Houssem Aouar , with two scouts sent to see him in the same match L’Equipe claim Barca sent two of their top talent spotters to Wednesday’ s match with Toulouse, with Aouar playing left midfield just behind Manchester United flop Memphis Depay .


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Mikel Arteta is making the sort of early gains with Arsenal that typified Liverpool in the beginning stages of Jurgen Klopp's Anfield reign.Mikel Arteta said from the outset that Arsenal could forget about achieving overnight success during his reign, but he made it clear the "top trophies" were his and the club's target.

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