Transfer Update: Arsenal are in talks with Lyon to sign Houssem Aouar

Welcome to today’s Transfer Update…

According to a report in The Athletic, David Ornstein has claimed that Arsenal and Lyon have held talks over the potential signing of midfield star Houssem Aouar.

The 22-year-old has been a target for Mikel Arteta for quite some time now after impressing for Lyon in the UEFA Champions League last season. The Sun have suggested that if Arsenal and Lyon are to find an agreement, the transfer fee would be somewhere in the region of £54m.


A report from The Daily and Sunday Express has claimed that Arsenal are willing to offload three players in order to meet Thomas Partey’s release clause.

Matteo Guendouzi, Lucas Torreira and Mohamed Elneny could all be sold this window in order to fund the signing of the Ghanaian defensive midfielder.

(The Daily and Sunday Express)

Far Post has reported that Arsenal are amongst other clubs interested in the signature of Red Bull Salzburg forward Patson Daka.

The Zambian international is just 21 years of age and bagged 27 goals last season. It is reported that Liverpool are also interested in bringing him to the Premier League.

(Source: Far Post)

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