Olympique Lyonnais

Lyon President Aulas: “This summer, of course we will be interested in Olivier Giroud.”

Speaking in an interview with Le Figaro, Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas discussed an interest in bringing French international striker Olivier Giroud to the club. “I dreamed of bringing him in last summer and I even called Arsène Wenger to get his … Read more »

Olivier Giroud on Barcelona interest: “My agent deals with all that.”

Speaking in an interview with Canal Football Club on Sunday, Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud was asked about his future at the London club. On supposed interest from Barcelona: My agent deals with that. I they need a striker, we will see, … Read more »

Maxwel Cornet rejects Watford

Lyon winger Maxwel Cornet has rejected persistence approaches from Premier League side Watford, who had been poised to make an opening offer for the Ivorian, according to L’Équipe. The 22-year-old has decided that he doesn’t want to play for the Hornets, … Read more »

Lyon boss Bruno Génésio explains why he took Nabil Fékir off at half-time last night in 1-1 draw with Reims

Speaking to the press following a highly underwhelming draw with newly promoted side Reims, Lyon boss Bruno Génésio explained his decision to take captain Nabil Fékir off at half-time. “Nabil came off after a concern with his ankle, he received … Read more »

Houssem Aouar reflects on rejecting Liverpool in 2016: “Lyon is the club of my heart.”

Speaking to Planète Lyon, Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar reflected on deciding to reject Premier League leaders Liverpool in 2016. “Before I signed my first professional contract with Lyon in July 2016, Liverpool were interested in me. I thought about it hard … Read more »

Lyon largely rebuff approach from Zenit St Petersburg for Lucas Tousart

L’Équipe report that Russian giants Zenit St Petersburg have had an approach for 21-year-old Lyon central midfielder Lucas Tousart rebuffed. The former Valenciennes man recently signed a contract extension with Les Gones until 2023, and despite Zenit’s considerable financial muscle, … Read more »