Lyon midfielder, Houssem Aouar, has determined to remain on the membership for no less than another season, based on RMC Sport.
Arsenal have been determined to signal Aouar, with Mikel Arteta in want of midfield reinforcements.
Lyon have been open to negotiating a price for the 22-year-old midfielder, however the Gunners have been unable to maneuver gamers out in time to boost the £40million price required.
Aouar, who was eager on the transfer to England, has now shelved his hopes of shifting to the Emirates and has knowledgeable the Ligue 1 membership about his determination.
He outlined three key causes for his determination: Firstly, the switch had dragged on for thus lengthy and there wouldn’t be sufficient time for the membership to signal a substitute.
Aouar got here by the academy and didn’t need to depart “by the again door”.
One other issue was the European Championships subsequent summer time, with Aouar believing he has a greater likelihood of retaining his spot in Didier Deschamps’ squad, if he stays at Lyon.
The third and remaining cause is that he desires to assist them qualify for the Champions League this season, having missed out on European qualification final season.