Due to Lyon's reportedly refusing their offer, NOTTINGHAM FOREST might lose out to Leicester's neighbours, according to ESPN's Houssem Aouar.
Before Mikel Arteta, the manager of Emirates, decided to focus on Youri Tielemans, the star player for the Foxes, the playmaker was connected to Arsenal.
Aouar is accused of running only two front-runners in Spain.
According to LEquipe, the 24-year-old is open to joining the Premier League.
For the last three summers, Prem clubs have followed Aouar.
Given that he has only one season left on his contract, Lyon is planning to release their coveted asset.
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This offseason, Steve Cooper, the manager of the promotion-winning Forest, has already added four midfielders to his roster.
This includes a 100 million investment effort on 12 new players.
However, a 2-0 defeat at Newcastle and Forest could not come together in Saturday's opener.
Cooper wants to bolster Manchester United's star, Jesse Lingard, as well.
Leicester now seems to be the most favorite for Aouar, who has one full cap from two years ago.
Forest's second transfer slip would be to miss out on a very technically gifted player in two days.
Alex Moreno, a 29-year-old left-back of Real Betis, changed his mind after his Spanish club agreed to a 9 million transfer fee.