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To this end, Arsenal have been linked with various names in that position in the last three transfer windows. Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez was seriously linked with a move to the Gunners last summer but nothing came out of the rumours and he remained with the champions.
However, it appears Arsène Wenger has not given up on bringing in a new winger to the club. The Gunners are currently being linked with the signing of soon-to-be free transfer, Rachid Ghezzal of Olympic Lyonnais.
According to reports, the Algerian international will become a free transfer in the summer and has been linked with the likes of AC Milan, Everton, AS Monaco, Valencia and Atlético Madrid, which is probably an indication of his quality.
Lyon are however keen to retain him and are said to have offered him a £65,000-a-week contract which is a big increase on his current deal which reportedly sees him earn £8,700-a-week. However, the French club’s president, Jean-Michel Aulas has come out to say the negotiation for a renewal of the 24-year-old’s contract is much more complicated than thought: