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Manchester City ‘set to battle Arsenal to £54m signing of Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar’

Manchester City ‘set to battle Arsenal to £54m signing of Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar’ with Pep Guardiola desperate to steal Frenchman away from former assistant Mikel Arteta

  • Manchester City are set to battle Arsenal for midfielder Houssem Aouar
  • Arsenal have a strong interest in Aouar, who is valued at £54million by Lyon 
  • City are looking to bring in the midfielder as they look to regain the title 

Manchester City are reportedly set to compete with Arsenal for Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar. 

Arsenal are interested in signing Aouar, who is valued at £54m, and have considered a bid involving money plus Matteo Guendouzi.

As reported by The Mirror, City manager Pep Guardiola may battle his former assistant Mikel Arteta as he looks to sign the 22-year-old.

 Manchester City are reportedly set to compete with Arsenal for midfielder Houssem Aouar

Lyon sporting director Juninho insisted that he isn’t interested in a deal for Guendouzi.

He said: ‘I get on very well with [Arsenal technical director] Edu, we spoke on the phone. Aouar is really appreciated by…