Date: 27th June 2021 at 7:01am
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La Liga expert believes that Nabil Fekir may prefer to remain a big fish in a small pond amid links with Arsenal.

The international has long been linked with a potential move to the League.

Fekir previously played for Lyon but moved to Real Betis in 2019 for a fee of £17.75m.

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Since that move, he has made 71 appearances in Spain, scoring 12 goals and laying on 13 assists, though he was not included in the France squad for .

Nevertheless, he continues to be linked with a potential move to the Gunners, with manager Mikel Arteta said to be pondering a potential swoop.

The 27-year-old is reported to be valued at €50m (£43m), but McTear believes that he may be against a potential move to an elite side, because he prefers to be the main man for whichever club he is playing for.

Speaking exclusively to This Is Futbol, he said: “I think so, because when somebody doesn’t pass him the ball, he gets quite frustrated so if he were to be in a bigger team, that might happen a lot more.

“Maybe he is that kind of guy who just wants to be the best player on his team and maybe that’s partly why he went to Betis. But he’s at a level where he could go to teams better than Betis and still be the main guy, but yeah maybe, he’s the kind of player who will always ask for the ball.

“If he’s at bigger clubs he could do that and maybe not get it.”