Tottenham have emerged as contenders to sign Lyon’s Houssem Aouar, becoming a member of Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain and Atletico Madrid within the race for the Frenchman.
Aouar has been tipped for a transfer away from Les Gones for numerous seasons now, with hypothesis intensifying of late following reviews he had didn’t return again to pre-season coaching as deliberate.
The midfielder took to social media to disclaim he had gone AWOL and revealed he had in actual fact been pressured into hospital by sickness, but the hypothesis round his future stays.
Peter Bosz is an enormous fan of Aouar and is eager to maintain maintain of the midfielder, however the newly-appointed Les Gones supervisor is conscious of the necessity to generate switch funds earlier than the membership will sanction any new arrivals – that means Aouar’s departure seems more and more seemingly.
Lyon beforehand quoted a determine of €40m (£34.2m) when Arsenal lodged their curiosity within the 23-year-old final summer time, although the continuing monetary disaster in French soccer means he may now be out there for as little as €25m (£21.3m).
Information of his availability hasn’t gone unnoticed throughout Europe and Le10 Sport report that Spurs are the most recent membership to indicate an curiosity in Aouar, simply weeks after it emerged Arsenal had reignited their pursuit.
PSG and Atletico Madrid are additionally conserving tabs on the midfielder, that means Lyon might be able to benefit from a bidding battle as they give the impression of being to generate as a lot cash from a doable sale.
The Gunners are already understood to have tabled a bid for Aouar which was swiftly rejected by the Ligue 1 outfit. The precise quantity of mentioned bid has not been disclosed, however it’s believed to be beneath €20m (£17.1m) that means they have some solution to go earlier than they match Lyon’s valuation of the one-cap France worldwide.