Arsenal could complete major signing in next few days after meeting £60million asking price

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Arsenal could reportedly be set to complete the signing of Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar in the next few days.

The talented 22-year-old has been strongly linked with Arsenal by L’Equipe, as translated by Get French Football News, and it may be that they’re now stepping up their interest.

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According to Don Balon, the Gunners have decided to make an offer to meet Lyon’s £60million asking price for Aouar, and that a deal could be days away from completion.

As previously noted by GFFN, it seems other potential suitors for Aouar have not yet firmed up their interest in the France Under-21 international.

This could put Arsenal in a strong position, and fans will hope Don Balon’s report is accurate.

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Arsenal transfer target Houssem Aouar could be nearing a move to the Emirates Stadium

Aouar has looked potentially world class with his form in Ligue 1 and in the Champions League, and it would be some statement by Arsenal if they could win the race for his signature.

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Mikel Arteta is putting an exciting team together after lifting the mood at the Emirates Stadium, with Gabriel Magalhaes and Willian looking promising signings this summer.

Aouar, however, would be on another level for the north Londoners and show they’re really back in business as serious top four contenders.

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  1. Arsenal owner Kroenke must splash the cash now to get this deal done asap. Aouar is the missing link in the midfield. He would be a great signing for Arsenal. A very skilful midfielder that will enhance our chances of making it to the top four and compete for silverware.

  2. Why is arsenal owner kroenke not backing Mikel arteta… Arteta has shown us that he will get the club back where they where before, but kroenke is not backing him up, look at Chelsea how they are signing word class players, Arsenal owner please back arteta of signing Thomas partey and Hossem Aouar.

  3. Agree with Wayne. Kroenke has to support & invest in our managers plans. Also in the purchase of Partey or Diawara.
    Now is the time to make a statement & show how committed they are in bringing success to Arsenal.

    1. Aouar, partey are definitely gud but korenke will be a problem for arsenal, if he’ll refuse to support arteter and the club.

  4. Aouar is a good guy but arsenal needs to offload a few lads: Guen, Torreira, xhaka.. and leave space for him and Partey. That defensive techniques in the latter and attacking prowness in the former shall definitely make us excel in the EPL, Europe and beyond!

    1. Except that we absolutely do not need to get rid of Xhaka. Back the manager just as you expect Kroenke to. He has upped Xhaka’s game and confidence, and we are seeing the player and leader he was always capable of being as a result. Offload others and keep him. That gives us more depth; which is needed. Bad news is-Kroenke is not going to break the clubs structure and just buy players. That is and always will be our reality. Good thing we have a manager who can get the most out of what’s at his disposal.

  5. Its a shame and also a slap on kreonke’s face.
    Look how much Mikel arteta have shown, yet no sign of a single support from him.

  6. i will be so happy if we complete the signing hossem aouar
    Cus been looking our team right now we have like three strong defensive milfielder xhaka elney torreira.
    So if we do sign thomas partey or not we can aswell use plan b artetasball

  7. Had to really take time to watch Houssem’s clips. I bet u the guy is world class.
    I just wish we can sign him.

  8. I hope our club(De Gunners) will land Thomas Partey and Houssem Aouar before the closing of the window of this month

  9. Sign the two players at once. There are plenty matches lined up. Don’t forget injury worries,may deplete the team when least expected.

  10. Arsenal need to signed the best players. In other to reach the top 4 champion league, and we true our BIG BOOS he will take us through

  11. I will be extremely happy if arsenal can sign both of them, because we gonna be unbeatable on again.

  12. This will be the greatest news dat will happen to all arsenal fans most especially getting back to top four as well contesting 4 champions league finals.

  13. I don’t know may be kroanke didn’t like football he just like making business in the team if not why a man u see your employer making good in your team nd he need money to expand your team nd you pretend not see him.

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