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‘If He Leaves, It Will Be for Arsenal’: Father of French Wonderkid Hints at Gunners Switch

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In-form Lyon attacker Nabil Fekir has been strongly linked with a move to Arsenal…by his own father according to Goal.com.

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The 21 year old Lyon star has started the season in excellent fashion and his father believes a move to join the Gunners would be ideal.

The French Under 21 international has racked up six goals and three assists in 14 Ligue 1 starts this term and could well be a player Arsene Wenger could be tracking.

BET=LiverpoolLIV£27.1DRAW£35Arsenal FCARS£25.9UnibetNabil Fekir would only benefit from joining Arsenal, not Manchester City, according to the player’s father.

“Nabil would like to finish first or second and play Champions League football with Lyon,” Mohamed Fekir told Le Parisien.

“If he leaves, it will be for Arsenal. It is the only club that can enable him to progress, with Arsène Wenger. He will not go to Manchester City to sit on the bench.”

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