Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger rules out January move for Lyon's Yoann Gourcuff

Gunners boss admits he is a fan of playmaker but says he will not be looking to bring in midfielders in winter transfer window as he expects his players to return to fitness
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed he will not be making a move to sign midfielder Yoann Gourcuff from Ligue 1 giants Lyon in January.

Last week sources told that the Gunners boss was looking to bring the France international to the Emirates Stadium on loan in January in order to bolster his midfield options.

But Wenger insists he is happy with the midfielders currently at his disposal and, with Jack Wilshere set to return from a long injury layoff in the new year, he has no plans to bring in anyone else.

"He is a player I like a lot and I believe people have been very critical towards him in France," the Gunners boss told Canal+.

"However, we won't be in the winter market for any midfield positions considering that our players are back from injuries."

Gourcuff himself also revealed he has no plans to make an imminent move to England.

"I am a Lyon player," the 25-year-old told Canal Football Club.

"My objective is to achieve a very good second part of the season with Lyon which could allow me to play at Euro 2012."

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