Lyon midfielder Corentin Tolisso "dreams" of playing for Arsenal and thinks his style is well suited to the Premier League.
The 22-year-old has made 93 appearances for Lyon in Ligue 1 after breaking into the first team in 2013.
It has been reported that a number of top clubs in Europe have been tracking his progress and he is quoted in France Football as saying: "Many clubs make me dream like Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and England with teams like Arsenal.
"I like the Premier League and I think I am well suited to it. It is the league that offers the most competition, it is the most open, the most hard-fought and the most spectacular."
Tolisso came close to joining Napoli in the summer but says he has no regrets over staying at Lyon.
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"Once I finally said 'no' [to Napoli], my priority has been to a great season with OL," he said. "I really made a choice of the heart, a sporting choice.
"I knew there were advantages to go there for OL, for me it is not about the money. "