Arsenal and Chelsea battle for each for Lyon starlet

Arsenal and Chelsea are among several clubs chasing Lyon starlet Houssem Aouar.

The 20-year-old midfielder is enjoying a good season with French club Lyon. But his performances has already attracted interest from top European clubs, including Spanish giant Barcelona.

Aouar joined  Olympique Lyonnais Academy at the early age of 11, after spending 3 years at AC Villeurbanne.

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He made a total of 22 appearances for the B team scoring 4 goals in the process.

His first senior appearance came in the Europa league. A 1–4 away win against AZ Alkmaar on 16 February 2017. A week later he scored his first professional goal in the reverse fixture.

Houssem Aouar who is of Algerian descent has a total of 18 appearances so far with 5 goals.

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