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Houssem Aouar reflects on remaining at Lyon despite Arsenal’s interest 

Ultimately I had to make a decision and I am happy to remain here’: Lyon star Houssem Aouar opens up on Arsenal’s failed pursuit as he admits sporting director Juninho played a huge role in getting him to stay

  • Houssem Aouar revealed that he is happy that he decided to stay at Lyon 
  • The midfielder was heavily linked with a move to Arsenal in the transfer window 
  • Aouar provided two assists as he made his France debut in 7-1 win v Ukraine 

Houssem Aouar has revealed that he is happy that he chose to stay at Lyon despite interest from Arsenal.

The highly regarded midfielder was heavily linked with a move to Arsenal during the transfer window

However, as the deadline edged closer, Aouar ultimately ended up electing to remain at Lyon.

Houssem Aouar has revealed that he is pleased that he ended up deciding to stay at Lyon

As reported by Get French Football News, when asked if his choice was simply between joining Arsenal or staying at Lyon, Aouar said: ‘No, not necessarily. But it is true that at the end it was basically that. So, ultimately I had to make a…