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Gourcuff flattered with link

Yoann Gourcuff has told that he was flattered to hear that Arsene Wenger tried to sign him on the eve of the transfer deadline.

Arsenal made a number of buys on and around deadline day, and they also made plenty of enquiries.

One of their approaches was for France international Gourcuff, but Lyon confirmed that they snubbed the bid for their midfielder.

Gourcuff now admits he was pleased to hear that Arsenal did make a move, telling "I am flattered by the interest shown by Arsene Wenger.

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