North London club are set to borrow a leaf from Man United in their bid to sign Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar this summer transfer window as they are keen to land him at the Emirates Stadium despite being rejected at the first attempt.
In Man United’s case, their bid for England international winger Jadon Sancho was rejected at the first attempt but they returned and are now reported to have made progress.
Arsenal will now adopt the same method by retuning for Houssem Aouar with an improved bid following the rejection of their first bid of cash plus Matteo Guendouzi.
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The latest report by respected transfer journalist, Fabrizio Romano claims the North London club are now in talks with Houssem Aouar’s representatives and will prepare an improved bid that would be submitted to the French Ligue 1 club.
Lyon are unwilling to step down their £54 million price tag on the 22-year-old which is the major challenge for Arsenal to pull the deal for the player that helped his club with semi-finals finish in the Champions League.
Howbeit, Arsenal will have to sell some of their players to be able to cash in if they must land the Lyon midfielder this summer transfer window.