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Lyon whizkid Houssem Aouar: Of course I know Liverpool, Barcelona watching me!

Olympique Lyon whizkid Houssem Aouar is aware he is being watched by Barcelona and Liverpool.

The young midfielder has emerged as a one of the most exciting young talents in Ligue 1 this season - and his form has attracted the attention of both Barca and Liverpool.

Aouar stated to France Football: "The interest of Barça or even Liverpool? I hear them like you. I have ears! I also have eyes to see some things right, left. Whoever says that he sees nothing, that he does not listen to anything, that he does not read anything, it is not true. But we cannot do anything about it.

"All this does not disturb me. I protect myself well with my family. It's nice, but I do not get carried away. I have my feet on the ground. Nothing is settled. I'm just starting. I have only a big half season in the pros behind me. And I have everything to grow well in Lyon. It's home, I'm in one of the biggest French clubs, semi-finalist of the last Europa League. Just look at the stadium, its development, the ambition of the club and President Aulas to understand how lucky I am to play for OL at my age.

"I want to continue growing with Lyon. Discover and help them reach the Champions League. There is everything here. It would be a dream to win a big trophy with OL."

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