Houssem Aouar will NOT be a part of Arsenal earlier than the switch window closes on Monday, in line with reviews.
The Gunners had been chasing the Lyon midfielder for a while and had been in negotiations over a deal.
Mikel Arteta is believed to have recognized the 22-year-old as one in all his high targets as his overhaul on the north London membership continues.
He’s mentioned to have seen Aouar as his equal of Kevin De Bruyne at Man City after being impressed throughout Champions League matches between the 2 when Arteta was assistant supervisor on the Manchester membership.
Switch knowledgeable Fabrizio Romano reported that the deal is now off and Lyon have stopped negotiations.
Arsenal are understood to have been unwilling to fulfill the £53million price ticket.
Aouar had been linked with Juventus and Actual Madrid however he’ll not be leaving the Ligue 1 membership on this switch window.
Arsenal will now have to show their attentions elsewhere in the event that they wish to signal a brand new midfielder earlier than the switch window closes.
Lucas Torreira is becoming a member of Atletico Madrid on an preliminary mortgage with an choice of a everlasting deal, he’s at present in Madrid present process a medical.
Journalist Julien Laurens wrote on Twitter that Arsenal will now flip their attentions to Chelsea’s Jorginho.
The Gunners had been beforehand linked with the midfielder earlier within the switch window.
The Italy worldwide scored twice on Saturday as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 4-Zero within the Premier League.