Lyon central midfielder Houssem Aouar has confirmed he will be remaining in France this season following heavy links to Arsenal, BBC Sport report.
The 22-year-old told French TV that he made the decision to remain at the club and help the side achieve all their goals and ambitions set in this campaign.
"I want to continue the adventure with the club that started my career," Aouar told Telefoot La Chaine.
Lyon are currently 14th in the Ligue 1 standing with one win from six matches played so far this season and Aouar said, "owe it to ourselves to do much better.
"I hope we will get our heads up quickly."