Lyon chief open to Houssem Aouar exit amid Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool links

first_img Comment Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterMonday 27 Apr 2020 7:41 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.7kShares Lyon chief open to Houssem Aouar exit amid Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool linkscenter_img Aouar has been linked with a move (Picture: Getty)Houssem Aouar will not be held against his will if he wants a summer transfer away to Lyon, although the French giants hope to keep him. Aouar has been linked with Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City in recent weeks after an impressive season for the Ligue 1 side. Having signed a five-year deal with Lyon in 2018, the French Under-21 international won’t come cheap and it is thought he would cost potential suiters more than £40m. Juventus have also been credited with an interest, but Lyon chief Jean-Michel Aulas is hopeful of keeping him at the club.ADVERTISEMENTRead the latest updates: Coronavirus news liveAdvertisementAdvertisementThat said, if the player decides to move on and their valuation is met, he will be allowed to leave.‘The player’s opinion is always essential. Keeping a player against their will is not reasonable,’ he told the club website.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘Houssem has not expressed the desire to leave.‘Our will is to try to keep him even if the demands are high. There is no negotiation in progress.’MORE: The bizarre new rules coming to the Premier LeagueMORE: Fergie warned Man Utd stars against going out in LiverpoolFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisementlast_img

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