Le Havre fail in attempt to loan Lyon’s Mohamed El Arouch

L’Équipe are reporting that Le Havre AC have failed in an attempt to sign Olympique Lyonnais’ Mohamed El Arouch on loan (19). 

El Arouch has only played one minute of Ligue 1 football this season, despite Lyon’s poor form so far. Laurent Blanc’s side have just one point following two losses and a tepid draw against OGC Nice. However, despite his lack of minutes, he won’t be leaving Les Gones on loan before the closure of the window. 

Le Havre made a move to sign the France U20 international on a season-long loan deal, however, this move has been rejected. Stade Brestois were also interested in loaning El Arouch, as were Alavés and Stuttgart, but Lyon are not open to the playmaker’s departure, and he will instead remain at the Groupama Stadium. Given Bradley Barcola’s departure to Paris Saint-Germain, El Arouch could be in line for more first-team football between now and the end of the season. 

GFFN | Luke Entwistle

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