'We are finished, bad news': Some Arsenal fans really aren't happy after transfer update
Arsenal fans are not pleased with the suggestion that Houssem Aouar is set to stay at Lyon for another season.
Sky Sports report that Aouar is now likely to remain at the French club, meaning Arsenal have failed to land him for the second season running.
Arsenal pushed hard to sign Aouar back in 2020, but were unable to do a deal.
Lyon then seemed to be more willing to accept a bid for Aouar this summer, but despite reported interest, the Gunners never seemed to submit an official offer.
Lyon appeared to be more willing to listen to offers for the playmaker this year, but Arsenal opted to go for Martin Odgaard instead.
And the suggestion that Aouar is now set to remain in place with the Ligue 1 side, has certainly angered Gunners fans.
The reaction from Arsenal fans rather sums up the mood around the Emirates Stadium at the moment.
Arsenal are yet to pick up a point in the Premier League, and there is a real feeling that they have failed to perform the major surgery the squad needed.
Although Arsenal spent a sizeable sum, their starting line-up doesn’t seem to have improved drastically in terms of quality.
Aouar certainly could have brought some creativity and poise to their midfield ranks.
But it remains to be seen whether Arsenal will return for Aouar at a later date, with him now set to stick around at Lyon at least until the new year.