The 23-year-old midfielder has attracted the interest of several top clubs including the Gunners, Borussia Dortmund, Lille and Lyon following a successful season which saw him top Ligue 1’s assist chart.
Arsenal are expected to make an offer for the player during the winter transfer window but the Frenchman signed a new contract in the summer which ties him to the club until 2015 and he has stated that he is not looking for a move away from Sochaux and will still be there following the January transfer window.
He told Ligue 1’s official website: “I’ve started the season with Sochaux, and I’ll finish it with Sochaux too. I have absolutely no desire to leave the side like that in the middle of the season.”
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