Nabil Fekir would join Arsenal in the future

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The father of Lyon attacking midfielder Nabil Fekir says his son will only leave his current employers for Arsenal, and has no desire to join Manchester City.

Fekir senior believes his son will play for Arsenal in the future, although his main focus at the moment is competing in the Champions League with Lyon.

"If he leaves, it'll be for Arsenal. It's the only club that can enable him to progress, with Arsène Wenger,” Fekir’s father is quoted as saying by the Daily Star. "He will not go to Manchester City to sit on the bench."

Wenger keen

Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing the 21-year-old, who made his professional debut in August 2013, after Arsene Wenger sent scouts to run the rule over the France Under-21 international.

Wenger has been advised by impressed scouts to get the deal done before other clubs make their moves for the French-Algerian ace - and the veteran Gunners boss could be tempted to splash the cash when the transfer window re-opens in January.

Fekir's reputation rising

Fekir has made 14 Ligue 1 appearances for Lyon, who currently sit third in the table, scoring six goals in the process. Only the league’s top scorer, teammate Alexandre Lacazette, has scored more times for the French club this season.

A player of considerable class and potential, Wenger will need to act swiftly and decisively to ensure this future star doesn’t have his head turned by any other interested club.

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