EPL: Wenger tells Arsenal board player to buy before World Cup


Arsene Wenger has told Arsenal board one player they must add to his squad before the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Wenger identified Lyon’s Nabil Fekir as his priority attacking target ahead of the summer transfer window.

Fekir has scored 55 goals in 145 games for the French club since breaking into the first-team back in 2013 but the 24-year-old has consistently been linked with a move to the

The Gunners have been well aware of Fekir for some time and French scout Gilles Grimandi has closely monitored the forward’s development since his rise in Ligue

The Daily Mail reports that Wenger has ordered Arsenal to get a deal over the line for the France attacker before the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

It’s claimed Wenger is prepared to spend £45million on Fekir.

Fekir had in December told Telefoot, that “Spain, with Real [Madrid], Barcelona & Atletico [Madrid] who are the big clubs”, are his favourite clubs.

In England he added, “Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal. I don’t have a specific club [I want to go to.

“Is this my last season at Lyon? I don’t know what the future holds for me.

“I’ve still got two years left on my contract. So, I’m still Lyonnais.”

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