Arsenal bid for reported Liverpool target Houssem Aouar
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Arsenal bid for reported Liverpool target Houssem Aouar

Liverpool are always on the lookout for a bargain. If reports in France are to be believed then there could be a perfect opportunity available across the channel. However, Liverpool need to act fast if they want to sign Houssem Aouar after Arsenal reportedly made an opening bid.

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Who is Houssem Aouar?

22-year-old Houssem Aouar stars in the middle of the park for Lyon.

The youngster came through the youth ranks at Lyon and has become a vital part of the Ligue 1 side’s midfield.

Just a teenager in 2017/18 he made 32 top flight appearances with only five of them from the bench.

A fleet footed creative midfielder with an eye for a pass and a deadly finishing ability he is very much the modern day attacking midfielder.

Liverpool want Houssem Aouar

The Reds allegedly have a longstanding interest in the French youngster.

Goal reported in March that Liverpool are keen on Houssem Aouar.

This week GFFN stated that the wonderkid has been skipping training in order to force a move away, allegedly unhappy at the loss of Memphis Depay to Lyon.

Meanwhile L’Equipe claims that he could be available for just £25m.

Reds have to act fast

Liverpool may need to act fast if they want to sign Houssem Aouar.

There is thought to be intensifying competition for the player’s signature.

According to Le10 Sport Arsenal have launched a bid for Houssem Aouar.

The Gunners are believed to be long term admirers of the Lyon youngster.

However, it is unclear whether they’ve met the French side’s valuation.

If these reports are true then Michael Edwards needs to get a move on.

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