Lyon have received a £32m bid from Arsenal for Houssem Aouar as they look to sign him before the window shuts.
The Gunners have 10 days remaining to complete their business in the transfer market.
And landing Aouar is a the top of Mikel Arteta ’s agenda at present as he looks to strengthen his midfield options.
Lucas Torreira is one player set to make way and raise funds for the purchase of Aouar.
The 22-year-old is said to have agreed to a move to the Emirates Stadium, so now Arsenal need to sort terms with Lyon.
Barcelona and Juventus appear to be out of the picture, meaning the north Londoners have a straight shot at Aouar.
Houssem Aouar is a top target for Arsenal
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According to RMC Sport , Arsenal have offered £32m as their first cash bid for the talented Ligue 1 star.
A swap proposal involving Matteo Guendouzi was suggested to Lyon earlier this month, director Juninho previously confirmed.
But Arsenal were not put off in their pursuit and are hoping to reach an agreement with Lyon.
Aouar is likely to leave before the window shuts, as are Moussa Dembele and Memphis Depay, RMC Sport adds.
Houssem Aouar, 22, could leave Lyon for the Premier League before the window shuts
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