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Barcelona rumors: Aouar scouted, Arsenal want Arnaiz and Man City eye Busquets

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Barcelona scout Lyon’s Aouar

Today’s rumors start in France and with L’Equipe who report that Barcelona are tracking Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar.

The club sent two scouts to watch him in action on Wednesday, as Lyon beat Toulouse 2-1 in Ligue 1.

Apparently Barcelona have already been in touch with the teenager who is one of the brightest prospects in the French top flight.

Arsenal to move for €20m Arnaiz?

Over at Marca, the news is that Arsenal have taken a liking to Jose Arnaiz and could be about to offer €20m for the 22-year-old.

Apparently the Gunners are considering springing his release clause in January after being impressed by the youngster.

The report claims that while Arnaiz is happy at Barcelona, the offer of first-team football at Arsenal could tempt him away.

Pep wants Busquets at Manchester City

Meanwhile, the Daily Star brings us news that Pep Guardiola apparently wants to bring Sergio Busquets to Manchester City next summer .

Pep is looking for a replacement for Yaya Toure and is willing to offer Barcelona £50 million for the midfielder.

He also wants Alexis Sanchez and Virgil van Dijk as part of a massive £160 million spending spree.