Houssem Aouar has insisted he’s ‘very comfortable’ he stayed with Lyon this season regardless of Arsenal’s repeated makes an attempt to convey him to the Premier League in the summertime.
The France worldwide, 22, was closely linked with a transfer to the Gunners throughout the summer time window however ended up staying along with his hometown membership after they didn’t stump up Lyon’s £55million asking payment.
Arsenal ended up bringing in Thomas Partey for £45m from Atletico Madrid on deadline day, however the Gunners have struggled for creativity this season as they sit in 13th place after ten video games – their worst ever place within the Premier League.
And Aouar, who excelled as Lyon reached the Champions League semi-final final time period, has now admitted he might ‘by no means be sad’ he received to remain on the membership the place he made his title.
“I don’t see how I may very well be sad in my metropolis, in my membership. That’s one thing that I don’t perceive,” Aouar advised RMC Sport.
“I’m very comfortable to be right here, I took the choice to stick with the membership that fashioned me, I savour every single day I’ve right here.
“Every thing that I need, is to place this membership again in its rightful place with my teammates. I’m very comfortable to be right here, we have now an infinite quantity of ambitions for this season.”
On his failed transfer to the Premier League, Aouar added: “That’s a part of a footballer’s life, I’m very effectively surrounded, the membership and the coach have spoken with me rather a lot, it was fairly a traditional interval.
“I handled it effectively and as I mentioned, I’m very comfortable to have stayed.
“Definitely, everybody is aware of it, we have now top-of-the-line presidents, I’m very comfortable to play for his membership.
“He brings an infinite quantity every day, it’s a pleasure to have the ability to play below his orders.”