Houssem Aouar happy at Lyon after missing out on Arsenal transfer

first_imgHoussem Aouar happy at Lyon after missing out on Arsenal transfer Houssem Aouar insists he is happy to remain at Lyon for another season (Getty)‘So, of course, we are going to try have the best season and to try to put the team and the club back in its rightful place at the top of France. Asked if he is disappointed that a move did not come to fruition, Aouar replied: ‘I’m the opposite. ‘I am at home, in the club that I love, with my friends and my family.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘So certainly I have all my bearings and it is giving me even more motivation to have a good season and to bring the club back to the top places in Ligue 1. ‘There is a lot of motivation, we have a quality group, with a very good team, notably in attack with certain arrivals. ‘We have satisfied with this team but now we are going to have to show it on the pitch a bit more than we have done at the beginning of this season.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Comment Metro Sport ReporterThursday 8 Oct 2020 9:53 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.8kShares Arsenal were unable to sign Houssem Aouar from Lyon this summer (Getty Images)Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar insists he is not disappointed after missing out on a move to Arsenal during the transfer window.The Gunners had multiple offers for the 22-year-old rejected by Lyon as the French club stood firm over their €60m (£55.5m) valuation.Aouar was one of Mikel Arteta’s top midfield targets for the window but Arsenal, who signed Thomas Partey in a €50m (£45.4m) deal on deadline day, were unable to meet Lyon’s asking price.But despite failing to secure a switch to the Premier League, Aouar is adamant that he is happy to remain at Lyon.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘Of course, I asked myself all the necessary questions,’ said Aouar.‘I am in the headspace to have a great season with my club and recover the points that we have lost. Advertisementlast_img read more

No. 5 Argonauts Rebound With Shutout Over Tigers

first_img March 28, 2007PENSACOLA, Fla. – One day after their 10-match winning streak came to an end against top-ranked BYU-Hawaii, fifth-ranked West Florida was back in action on Wednesday. West Florida (13-5, 4-1 GSC) returned to Gulf South Conference action with a 7-0 shutout of West Alabama (3-9, 1-6 GSC) at the Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex.West Florida only lost two games in sweeping the doubles competition. The Argonauts were equally as impressive in singles, only losing six games in the four singles matches that were completed.West Florida will return to the courts on Friday against 11th ranked Georgia College and State University. The match will begin at 9 a.m.RESULTS#1 Singles: #4 Suzana Cavalcante (UWF) def. Adanys Clerch (UWA), 6-0, 6-1#2 Singles: Mandy Septoe (UWF) vs. Amy Cole (UWA), Did not finish#3 Singles: #35 Renata Mattos (UWF) def. Amy Frazier (UWA), 6-1, 6-1#4 Singles: Paola Arevalo (UWF) def. Rama Siby (UWA), 6-0, 6-2#5 Singles: Cristina Mardones (UWF) vs. Rachel Hardaway (UWA), Did not finish#6 Singles: Tatiana Rodrigues (UWF) def. Amanda Morgan (UWA), 6-0, 6-1#1 Doubles: #14 P. Arevalo/S. Cavalcante (UWF) def. A. Clerch/A. Cole (UWA), 8-1#2 Doubles: M. Septoe/T. Rodrigues (UWF) def. A. Frazier/R. Siby (UWA), 8-0#3 Doubles: Anne Claire Beard/C. Mardones (UWF) def. R. Hardaway/A. Morgan (UWA), 8-1<>Print Friendly Version No. 5 Argonauts Rebound With Shutout Over Tigers Sharelast_img read more