Real Madrid set sights on Nabil Fekir

Reigning La Liga champions Real Madrid are said to be keeping close tabs on Nabil Ffekir.

Olympique Lyon has long been linked with a move to Premier League giants Arsenal but Mirror claims Gunners face stiff competition from Spain as Real Madrid look to bolster their squad during the winter transfer market.

Nabil Fekir has emerged as one of the hottest prospects in European football this season with 13 goals in 16 matches for his club thus far in the campaign.

The 24-year-old Olympique Lyon academy product has been tipped to leave the French outfit for a pop at a brighter stage and is now being connected to struggling La Liga and Champions League holders.

Real Madrid have faced criticism over their apparent lack of transfer activity during summer and Zinedine Zidane is reportedly prepared to answer his critics by launching an assault on the highly-rated Lyon versatile man who can operate as a No. 10 behind the striker, as a forward or even a winger.

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