Arsenal wanting Houssem Aouar last summer was regularly discussed by the French media.

The Gunners couldn’t get a deal for the midfielder over the line due to their failure to meet the transfer fee demanded by Lyon.

Mikel Arteta’s side still have the 22-year-old on their radar, reports Calciomercato.

Juventus were also linked with the France international back in the summer and the website now explains the Serie A giants have a desire to acquire his services.

Andrea Pirlo wants to bolster his midfield in the next market and according to the report, the Lyon star is the favourite target for the Turin club’s manager.

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The Old Lady will face competition from the north London club as the attacking midfielder is ‘already considered’ by the Emirates club and Manchester City.

Il BiancoNero have detailed additional information provided in Calciomercato’s video, and it’s stated Arsenal and City are closely following the player.

Lyon have set the price tag of €55m for Aouar and are not willing to offer any discounts, despite the current economic climate.

Juventus’ Mattia De Sciglio is currently on loan at Lyon, and the Turin club plan to offer the fullback and Federico Bernardeschi as part of a deal for Aouar.

Time should tell whether or not Lyon are ready to accept a swap deal or if they will wait for Arsenal to make a new attempt for Aouar in the summer.