Tottenham have joined fierce rivals Arsenal within the race for Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar.
In line with French soccer knowledgeable Julien Laurens, Nuno Espirito Santo has recognized the 23-year-old as one among his prime targets.
Posting on Twitter, Laurens wrote: “Being instructed that Tottenham have now additionally entered the race for Houssem Aouar. Arsenal are nonetheless eager on the Lyon playmaker however Spurs are within the dialog too now.”
Arsenal had two affords rejected for the Lyon midfielder final 12 months as he ended up staying in France.
The Gunners failed to satisfy Lyon’s £54m asking value previously, however the report says he might go away for a 3rd of that price this summer time.
With Martin Odegaard heading again to Actual Madrid after a profitable mortgage spell on the Emirates, Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta will probably be looking out for a inventive midfielder.
Spurs, nevertheless, might look to hijack the transfer and produce him to the white aspect of north London.
Aouar is out of contract subsequent summer time having been on Lyon’s books for his complete profession to date.
The midfielder is seen as one of the proficient gamers in France however was not chosen for Euro 2020 due to the wealth of expertise in Les Bleus’ ranks.