Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang urges Arsenal to sign Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar

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“He’s a very good player … I hope he comes”: Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang URGES Gunners to sign Houssem Aouar as club prepare new £ 34million offer for the Lyon midfielder

  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang can’t wait for Arsenal to sign Houssem Aouar
  • Aubameyang described the talented Lyon midfielder as “a very good player”
  • Arsenal set to make improved offer of £ 34million, but Lyon ask for £ 45million

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has urged the club to sign Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar.

The Gunners are eager to secure a deal for Aouar before the transfer window closes on October 5, and Aubameyang has described the 22-year-old as “a very good player”.

Mikel Arteta’s side are due to make an improved £ 34million offer for Aouar this week, but have been warned that they will not exceed their £ 45million value by Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang urged Arsenal to strike a deal with Lyonnais Houssem Aouar

Arsenal captain Aubameyang described Aouar as 'a very good player' who could help the team

Arsenal captain Aubameyang described Aouar as “a very good player” who could help the team

“He’s a very good player,” Aubameyang said, as reported by The Mirror. I hope we will be lucky to have this type of player at the club, I am sure he can bring us a lot.

“I hope he will come even if he is in Lyon.

Arsenal have had an initial £ 32million offer rejected for Aouar but will not give up easily in their quest to sign him.

Mikel Arteta's Arsenal set to make improved £ 34million offer for Aouar this week

Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal set to make improved £ 34million offer for Aouar this week

If he were to join, the Frenchman would help provide the Arsenal midfielder with much needed creativity.

Aubameyang recently pledged his future at Arsenal, signing a three-year contract and bringing in a player of Aouar’s quality would help justify his decision to stay.

Aouar made his 100th Ligue 1 appearance for Lyon on Sunday as his side drew 1-1 with Lorient.

Arsenal have also been looking for a deal with Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, but right now a deal for Aouar looks much more achievable.

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