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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang tells Houssem Aouar to join Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has backed Arsenal’s move for Houssem Aouar (Picture: Canal+)

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has urged Lyon playmaker Houssem Aouar to complete a move to the Emirates before the transfer window closes.

The 22-year-old is rated as one of the finest talents in Europe and he’s believed to be keen on a move to north London.

However, Arsenal have had two bids for the midfielder rejected by Lyon as the offers have fallen short of the Ligue 1 club’s £44million asking price.

With just over a week left in until the transfer window closes, Arsenal are expected to submit a third bid for the France international and Lyon are under increasing pressure to sell after failing to qualify for the Champions League.

And Aubameyang has sent a clear message to the Frenchman that he would like to see him join the club in the next week.

Arsenal have submitted two bids for Aouar (Picture: Getty)

Aubameyang committed his own future to the club earlier this month and the Gabon international has sent a clear message to the Frenchman that he would like to see him join the club in the next eight days.

Asked if he would like the club to sign Aouar,…