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Arsenal boosted in pursuit of Lyon midfielder

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Arsenal have been handed a clear pathway to sign Lyon midfielder Maxime Gonalons in the summer, after the Ligue 1 club rejected a £14million bid from Napoli, reports the Sunday Mirror.

Rafa Benitez wanted to bring the France international to Stadio San Paolo, but has failed in his attempt to sign him during the January transfer window.

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is a long-term admirer of Gonalons, and will now be hopeful of securing the player's signature at the end of the season.

A mid-season transfer to the Emirates Stadium appears highly unlikely, particularly given Arsenal's wealth of midfield options at the moment.

But, the 24-year-old has been sounded out for a summer switch to north London, after Wenger identified him as a player that could further enhance in his squad.

Gonalons has made 22 appearances in all competitions for Lyon this season, and has proved to be an integral part of Remi Garde's first-team at Stade de Gerland.

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