Last Updated: Mon, 27 May 2013 06:20
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has confirmed Lyon starlet Clement Grenier is a target and a summer swoop could be on the cards.
The midfielder came through the ranks at the Stade de Gerland and after a couple of seasons on the fringes of the first team, has now established himself as a regular in Remi Garde's line-up.
His form has drawn comparisons with Lyon legend Juninho but with chairman Jean Michel-Aulas recently admitting that he could sell a number of the club's players to help balance the books, it now looks likely that he will leave in the summer.
Arsenal are apparently winning the race to secure his signature and Wenger admits they are interested in him, comparing the 22-year-old to a young Samir Nasri.
"We are following him," he told Telefoot. "His intelligence of play pleases me. He has interesting qualities. He reminds me of Nasri."
Wenger is looking to bring in a host of new players this summer and it looks as though a swoop for Grenier is on the cards.
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