Rio Ferdinand gives verdict on Chelsea target and Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has giveb his verdict on Chelsea transfer target and Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar after the Frenchman’s impressive performances for Lyon in the Champions League.

Ferdinand told BT Sport: “He [Aouar] provides the creativity in this team.

“A kid so young but he’s relied upon so much. That shows the belief they’ve got in him and the belief he has in himself.

“You see his imagination and the pictures he creates and sees on the pitch, the vision and the tactical awareness.

“The confidence is what exudes out of this boy.

“He’s a fabulous player to watch. He drives past people and then it’s about decision-making and the timing of the pass.

“He has it all. He reminds me of [former Arsenal and Manchester City star] Samir Nasri at times.

“He’s someone who can be a top player at one of the top clubs in Europe.”

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