Arsenal will reportedly make a suggestion to Lyon for midfielder Houssem Aouar.
The Gunners have been linked with the 22-year-old all summer time however they’ve had different priorities to cope with which have taken priority.
Mikel Arteta has had a restricted switch finances to work with and has wanted to lift some funds by participant gross sales if he needs to land his targets.
Goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez on Wednesday joined Aston Villa in a £20million deal whereas Lucas Torreira appears set to hitch Torino on an preliminary season-long mortgage however with a £22m obligation to purchase.
This might pave the best way for a bid for Aouar, with Telefoot Chaine claiming a ‘concrete supply’ will likely be submitted quickly by Arsenal of round £36.5m.
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Journalist Julien Laurens additionally reviews an analogous story with Aouar stated to be Arteta’s ‘dream signing’.
“I feel they nonetheless want two midfielders, that’s what Mikel Arteta needs,” Laurens instructed ESPN FC.
“If they will get some cash by promoting first, Emi Martinez has gone to Aston Villa, Lucas Torreira will in all probability go to Torino as nicely.
“That may deliver some funds in to attempt to spend on Houssem Aouar.
“Aouar is the dream actually for them, I don’t know if they may be capable of pull this one off however they may actually strive laborious, particularly as soon as they’ve offered Torreira and Martinez.
“Thomas Partey as nicely has been linked with them the entire summer time. I don’t know if they will do each Partey and Aouar however actually two midfielders is what they want.”