Super starlet gives Arsenal green light for transfer bid!!

Arsenal Linked With Move For Yet Another French Starlet! by A.T.

There has been a lot of talk lately in regards to the future of the very talented Lyon starlet Nabil Fekir, who broke into the Ligue 1 side’s first-team just last year. Having made an immediate impact in French football with some scintillating performances, the young Frenchman has attracted interest from Europe’s elite clubs and especially from England, with both Manchester City and Arsenal said to be very keen on his services.

Having scored six goals in 14 appearances in Ligue 1 so far, the youngster continues to show proof of his rapid development and immense potential. To start off what is surely to be an intense transfer saga, the father of the 21-year-old midfielder, Mohamed Fekir, has been speaking in regards to his son’s future, as a Metro report reveals.

“If he leaves, it will be for Arsenal. It is the only club that can enable him to progress, with Arsene Wenger. He will not go to Manchester City to sit on the bench.”

Considering that the source of the quote, Le Parisien, is a reliable media outlet in France, the story certainly has it’s credibility. Just like numerous young French players in the past, it looks as though Nabil Fekir has his heart set on a move to the Emirates to further his development under the guidance of Arsene Wenger at Arsenal. However, with that being said, there seems to be no guarantee that he will not ‘rot on the bench’ even if he joins Arsenal ahead of City.

Arsenal has numerous young attacking midfielders just like Fekir within it’s ranks and Wenger will be in no hurry to spend on yet another one, even if he is French. With the player’s father said to be a fan of the Gunners and an admirer of the football philosophy of Arsene Wenger, it certainly seems as though the father-son duo are trying to navigate a move to the Emirates. Although various media sources claim the player is being watched by Arsenal, it remains to be seen if a move will be made. Surely, a few more such performances will be enough to tempt Wenger.

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  1. muffdiver says:

    young,midfielder, unproven, cheap…we have a shot

    1. galaxygooner says:

      Thanks but no thanks, our academy is full. No more Young players until the first team is 90% over 24 and full internationals

  2. Skandalouz says:

    yeah sure another young small attacking midfielder, we have plenty of space for those.

    I don’t think Wenger is that dumb.

    1. Robin Vanpayslip says:

      Oh really?

    2. sevenitti says:

      Naïve gooner 🙁

  3. arsenalkid1970 says:

    AW needs to do all his sales in and out this January. Why simple it sets up a summer of a team spirit. Get rid of the sick notes. I would make our keeper the new captain as from January end of. BFG is a bench player now and he gives his all but none of the top 4 teams would have him as full time. You no we all have our view on who should stay n go but you could say 10 players out 5 world class in then 5 good hard EPL players who can come on and do a job. I was thinking about Liverpool and there manager that I think will leave or get the push. Kloop we would all love him here and shit AW & KLOOP as his number 2 for the next 2 years what a team we would have.

  4. muffdiver says:

    if he doesnt buy a dm and cb i will be shocked….
    that i still believed he would

    1. Robin Vanpayslip says:

      Just be glad he’s not your G.P.

  5. phil-thompsons-nose says:

    Arsenal in for a player…???…An unproven big shot with talent..!?!?
    Can’t stand anymore rumours or promises, the scars are too deep and the hurt is for too long.. The love affair is over.
    What a load of Arsene wenger Stan Kroenke!

  6. juhislihis says:

    Fekir is incredible, him and Lacazette are the stars of Lyon at the moment though they are only 21 and 23-years old!

    However we don’t need CAM’s. We need to replace our whole midfield. Flamini, Arteta and Diaby are either useless, old or nowhere to be found.

    Start with Krychowiak if you can Wenger (wishful thinking).

  7. mohawk says:

    I have now heard a similar story from several former Gunners. I don’t know these stories are true but they are consistent with each other and align with what we witness from Wenger.

    The stories go like this…. When a player or coach offers an idea or some advice to Wenger he just gives them a cute little grin as if to say…. “how cute it is that this football neophyte has dared to offer advice to the great and powerful Wenger – now just move along and do what you are told.”

    In this way Wenger belittles the ideas and importance of his players in the process. If such a method worked, I would have no objection to it. But it does explain why many players falter under his leadership (and why other players just want to leave).

  8. Dennis says:

    Dear gooners;

    I hate to be the bearer of bad news but Kos career is done!! 28 years old with a Achilles that constantly requires shots and moments away from a tear, which if that happens, his career is toast. So that means we’re not only looking to replace BFG/MONREAL but Kos as well if we’re going to be pro-active (which we never are)

    1. HA559 says:

      You might be right.

  9. HA559 says:

    Oh would you look at that today Stoke concede inside 2 minutes.

    It’s us, that make mid table teams look good.

  10. HA559 says:

    Glik(Torino) and Sissoko (Newcastle) and we are good to go.

    1. Dennis says:

      There’s a better chance of me getting with Kathy ferreiro

    2. Mick The Gooner says:

      Sissoko isn’t really a defensive midfielder, though he’s a very good player.. More a Yaya Touré than a Nemanja Matic. I’d go for Krychowiak.

  11. HA559 says:

    Don’t forget one of the other 3 Pogba is flying high as well with St Ettiene. Florentin Pogba is a CB for them, and they have a good defence.

  12. Mick The Gooner says:

    Well if being top of the league and needing some signings to keep the momentum won’t get a good January buy, being sixth and under threat for finishing fourth had better. Liverpool will likely go on a run when Sturridge returns and we don’t have a very big cushion after yesterday. Hopefully we’ll go on a run when Koscielny and Özil return.

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