Manchester City are interested in Aouar, with Pep Guardiola rating him highly
Aouar is one of the great players in Ligue 1 on the rise in recent years; and may soon leave the French championship to join the Premier League. Specifically, in the Manchester City of Pep Guardiola; who would be seriously evaluating the possibility of incorporating the emerging Franco-Algerian midfielder as a substitute for a David Silva whose stay in the Etihad will end next June.
According to the Daily Mail, and echoing it, both other English media and websites specialized in ‘Mercato’; Manchester City would be preparing an offer of close to 50 million euros so that Olympique de Lyon could not give a ‘no’ for the answer and get hold of the player-owned.
It should be noted, however, that the operation could be conditioned by the fact that Manchester City disputes or does not compete in European competitions next year in accordance with the sanction that was imposed on it not to do so. Although on the other hand it is not ruled out that the project of the team led by Pep Guardiola was attractive to Aouar in the long term; even if in exchange he had to stay out of the Champions League next year.
On the other hand, Manchester City is obviously not the only team that has recently taken an interest in Aouar. There is set to be a significant amount of interest in Aouar this summer. Juventus and PSG also be willing to bid strongly without having debuted yet with the national team of France. It is already mentioned as one of the players with a better future among all those selectable by said combination.
Aouar has been at Lyon since 2009 and broke into the first-team in 2017. In total, he has made 133 appearances for Lyon and has scored 24 goals..