Yohan Gourcuff
Yohan Gourcuff insists that he is focused on Lyon, despite continued interest from Arsenal.

Yoann Gourcuff insists he is concentrating on keeping his form with Lyon after club president Michel Aulas admitted the attacking midfielder could make the move to Arsenal before the transfer window comes to a close.

The France international was strongly linked with a move to the Gunners this week, with his form for the Ligue 1 side picking up recently as they look to fight big-spenders Monaco and Paris Saint Germain for the title.

Arsenal are believed to be about to make some big deals before the end of the transfer window with Arsene Wenger having only signed one player since last season came to an end.

And while Aulas is hopeful that he will keep hold of his playmaker, who cost the side in excess of €20m when they purchased him from Bordeaux in 2010, he revealed that a deal is a possibility before September 2nd.

"I do not think Gourcuff will move to Arsenal, but in football anything is possible," he said through his Twitter account.

Meanwhile, for Gourcuff the speculation has come at a difficult time as Lyon go on the offensive to try and shore up a place at the top of the Ligue 1 table.

They have so far registered wins over Nice and Sochaux, and the 27 year old says he is only thinking about helping his team despite speculation claiming he would take a pay cut to join Arsenal.

"I'm happy to be on the pitch and I'm striving to do what the coach and this (left-midfield) position require," Gourcuff said. "We've scored seven goals over the last two games and that means we were efficient.

"We could try to improve the group's technique but we're satisfied with the last chances and goals."

Attacking players are one of many areas that Wenger will be looking at over the coming two weeks but fans fear that the Arsenal manager is now going into panic mode after failing to land any targets before the start of the season.