Nabil Fekir insists he would prefer a move to Spain over England should he leave Lyon
The 23-year-old came up through the youth ranks at Lyon and his impressive displays have attracted the interest of a host of top European clubs.
Arsene Wenger has previously expressed an interest in Fekir
But Fekir has dealt the Gunners a blow after admitting that he would like to move to Spain should he leave Lyon in the future.
"I'm not thinking about it now. We're a long way from the end of the season even if there are three months left. I'm not thinking about it at all," Fekir told RTL.
Fekir is an admirer of Barcelona and Real Madrid
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"I like Spain. It's a league where they play good football. That's the league I prefer. After that, England and Germany are good. I like Italy a bit less."
Fekir is a self-obsessed Barcelona fan and has said he would would finf it impossible to reject a move to Real Madrid to work with Zinedine Zidane.
The Frenchman has scored four goals and made 24 appearances for Lyon this season and is contracted to the club until the summer of 2020.