French Ligue 1 record Champions Paris Saint Germain have entered the race for Olympique Lyon superstar Houssem Aouar who has been drawn to Premier League club Arsenal.
The French Champions however planning to sign the Lyon sensation initially on loan with an option to sign permanently at the end of the loan agreement.
According to L’Equipe as cited by Fussball Transfers, Olympique Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas has been contacted by the top hierarchy at PSG regarding possible transfer agreement.
PSG would like to bring Houssem Aouar on loan with an option to make it permanent at the end which is as a result of financial constraints facing the club lately.
On the part of Lyon, they are insisting on possible €50 million euros from clubs interested in securing his services in the summer with few days left before the window closes on October 5th.
Aulas, Lyon president also revealed over three clubs are interested in securing the services of Houssem Aouar including Premier League club Arsenal, Juventus and recently Paris Saint Germain.
On the part of the Londoners, they are willing to pay 38 million euros for the 22-year old Lyon midfielder.
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At PSG, there are uncertainties. Kylian Mbappe, Neymar could head to the exit door probably from next summer. The duo helped the record Champions to a UEFA Champions League final with Bayern Munich last season.
But the Bavarians had a better day at the expense of the blue boys of Paris. The club’s top hierarchy wants to strengthen the squad for another trial for Champions League glory.
This time, the club’s board also would like to bring new players that would boost the squad as well as convince those already in the team remain.
What Aouar presents at the moment is enormous, a reason lots of clubs are trying hard to get his signature.
They are going to present an irresistible better than what Arsenal and Juventus are willing to pay. The agreement will be based on a loan deal with an option to make it permanent. The deal is expected to better than what Arsenal and the likes would bring.