Tag: Olympique Lyonnais

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Onana responds to Arsenal links & denies Inter agreement

Fabrizio Romano claims Andre Onana has an agreement to join Inter Milan, but the Arsenal-linked goalkeeper has himself rubbished the claims.
LISBON, PORTUGAL: Jeff Reine-Adelaide of Olympique Lyonnais warms up prior to the UEFA Champions League Semi Final match between Olympique Lyonnais and Bayern Munich at Estadio Jose Alvalade on August 19, 2020. (Photo by Franck Fife/Pool via Getty Images)

Jeff Reine-Adelaide suffers ACL injury setback

Former Arsenal midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide is set to spend a bit longer on the sidelines with Olympique Lyon, after an injury setback.
22nd July 2021 - Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan, Tokyo - 2020 Olympic Games, Brazil versus Germany Bruno Guimaraes of Brazil. Lucas Figueiredo / CBF

Arsenal move for 23yo replacement despite Granit Xhaka contract talk

Arsenal have made initial contact with Lyon over the potential signing of Bruno Guimarães, according to reports this week.
HOUSSEM AOUAR, Ligue 1, Olympique Lyonnais vs Nizza 2-3, 2020-21 (Photo via Imago Images)

€185m debt means Lyon actively trying to sell €25m Arsenal target

Houssem Aouar is a priority departure for Lyon, but they're yet to receive any concrete offers for the Arsenal-linked midfielder.
LISBON, PORTUGAL - AUGUST 15: Houssem Aouar of Olympique Lyon celebrates following his team's victory in the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final match between Manchester City and Lyon at Estadio Jose Alvalade on August 15, 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Franck Fife/Pool via Getty Images)

Arsenal free to sign Houssem Aouar as Spurs interest dismissed

There doesn't seem to be anything concrete in Tottenham Hotspur's links to Houssem Aouar other than a vague interest, according to a report.
AMSTERDAM - 28-01-2021, Ajax keeper Andre Onana during the match between Ajax and Willem II. Copyright: Imago Images

Arsenal risk losing target as he agrees personal terms with Lyon

Andre Onana's potential move to Arsenal is looking less and less likely, with the player now agreeing personal terms to join Lyon.
Lyon's forward Houssem Aouar celebrates after scoring a goal from the penalty-kick during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and AS Monaco at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu, near Lyon, south-eastern France, on October 25, 2020. (Photo by PHILIPPE DESMAZES / AFP)

Arsenal are interested in Houssem Aouar but French reports problematic

Arsenal do hold a genuine interest in Houssem Aouar this summer, but the reports from France appear to be exaggerated.
Lyon's forward Houssem Aouar arrives for a training session at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on July 30, 2020, on the eve of the French League Cup final football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Olympique Lyonnais (OL). (Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal-linked 23yo speaks on reports he's forcing a transfer

Houssem Aouar denies that his current absence from pre-season training is part of a plan to leave the club, insisting he is unwell.

Arsenal to battle Spurs for £20m Lyon signing

Arsenal are ready to compete with Tottenham Hotspur for the signing of Joachim Andersen of Fulham and Lyon, according to a report.
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Arsenal to move for £25m Lyon striker Moussa Dembele

Arsenal are looking into the potential signing of centre-forward Moussa Dembele from Lyon, according to a report.
LISBON, PORTUGAL - AUGUST 15: Houssem Aouar of Olympique Lyon celebrates following his team's victory in the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final match between Manchester City and Lyon at Estadio Jose Alvalade on August 15, 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Franck Fife/Pool via Getty Images)

Aouar could leave Lyon before the end of the season

Houssem Aouar could still leave Lyon before the end of the season, boosting Arsenal's chances of landing him in the January transfer window.
Lyon's forward Houssem Aouar celebrates after scoring a goal from the penalty-kick during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and AS Monaco at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu, near Lyon, south-eastern France, on October 25, 2020. (Photo by PHILIPPE DESMAZES / AFP)

Huge Arsenal transfer target makes statement after squad exclusion

Despite his recent disciplinary incident, Houssem Aouar insists he's not planning to leave Lyon until at least next summer.
Lyon's forward Houssem Aouar arrives for a training session at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on July 30, 2020, on the eve of the French League Cup final football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Olympique Lyonnais (OL). (Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images)

Why the Aouar move to Arsenal fell through in the end

Arsenal landed Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid on deadline day, but let's look at why Houssem Aouar ended up as the one that got away.
LISBON, PORTUGAL - AUGUST 15: Houssem Aouar of Olympique Lyon celebrates following his team's victory in the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final match between Manchester City and Lyon at Estadio Jose Alvalade on August 15, 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Franck Fife/Pool via Getty Images)

Houssem Aouar to Arsenal is off and Romain Molina thinks he knows why

Houssem Aouar will stay in Lyon and Romain Molina believes Aouar's brother played a role in messing up the possibility of a move this summer.
Lyon's forward Houssem Aouar arrives for a training session at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on July 30, 2020, on the eve of the French League Cup final football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Olympique Lyonnais (OL). (Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal still in talks for Aouar - but growing possibility they sign this player...

Arsenal are still in talks for Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar, but with no agreement and less optimism around the deal right now.
Lyon French football midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide answers journalists' questions, on July 1, 2020 in Evian-les-Bains, during the Olympique Lyonnais football training camp. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD / AFP)

Lyon accept €27m bid to sell former Gunner just a year after buying him

Lyon reportedly accepted a €27m bid from Hertha Berlin for Jeff Reine-Adelaide this week, just a year after buying him for €25m.
Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between FC Metz and Olympique Lyonnais at the Saint Symphorien stadium in Longeville-lès-Metz, eastern France, on February 21, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP)

Lyon president sets deadline for Aouar exit and names their minimum sale price

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas is putting the pressure on Arsenal to close a deal for Houssem Aouar by setting a deadline for the transfer.
AC Milan's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta (C) outruns Juventus' Italian forward Federico Bernardeschi during the Italian Serie A football match AC Milan vs Juventus played behind closed doors on July 7, 2020 at the San Siro stadium in Milan. (Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP via Getty Images)

Boost for Arsenal in Aouar chase as Lyon agree deal to sign replacement

Lyon are in agreement with AC Milan over the signing of Lucas Paqueta this week, increasing the likelihood of Houssem Aouar to Arsenal.
LISBON, PORTUGAL - AUGUST 15: Houssem Aouar of Olympique Lyon celebrates following his team's victory in the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final match between Manchester City and Lyon at Estadio Jose Alvalade on August 15, 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Franck Fife/Pool via Getty Images)

Arsenal ready second bid for Aouar of €50m including add-ons

Arsenal are ready to place a second bid for Houssem Aouar of €50m including add-ons, after Lyon knocked their first offer back.
Lyon's forward Houssem Aouar arrives for a training session at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on July 30, 2020, on the eve of the French League Cup final football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Olympique Lyonnais (OL). (Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images)

Lyon president speaks out publicly on Arsenal 1st bid for Houssem Aouar

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas says Arsenal are still too far from meeting their valuation for Houssem Aouar, after the Gunners' first formal bid this week.
Houssem Aouar to Arsenal? Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar celebrates after scoring the opener during the French Cup quarter-final football match between Olympique Lyonnais and Olympique de Marseille at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon, central eastern France on February 12, 2020. (Photo by ROMAIN LAFABREGUE / AFP)

Lyon president specifically names Arsenal when discussing potential Aouar exit

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas specifically brought up Arsenal when answering a question about whether Houssem Aouar could stay.
Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar (L) dribbles during the French L1 football match between Girondins de Bordeaux and Lyon at the Matmut-Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France on September 11, 2020. (Photo by PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP via Getty Images)

Aouar sees Arsenal as good option – club contact his representatives

Houssem Aouar sees Arsenal as a good option this summer and would like a Premier League move, as the Gunners contact his representatives.
Houssem Aouar to Arsenal? Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar celebrates after scoring the opener during the French Cup quarter-final football match between Olympique Lyonnais and Olympique de Marseille at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon, central eastern France on February 12, 2020. (Photo by ROMAIN LAFABREGUE / AFP)

Houssem Aouar to Arsenal: 2nd bid expected, determined to do maximum to get him

Arsenal and Edu are reportedly locked in talks with Lyon trying to sign Houssem Aouar for Mikel Arteta.
Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar (L) dribbles during the French L1 football match between Girondins de Bordeaux and Lyon at the Matmut-Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France on September 11, 2020. (Photo by PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP via Getty Images)

No concrete Arsenal bid for Houssem Aouar yet: here’s why

There are still no concrete bids from Arsenal for Houssem Aouar, with suggestions the club are playing the waiting game to bring down the price.
Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between FC Metz and Olympique Lyonnais at the Saint Symphorien stadium in Longeville-lès-Metz, eastern France, on February 21, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP) (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal ready to make initial Aouar bid of more than €40m

Arsenal will make an initial bid of more than €40m to sign Houssem Aouar soon, with Mikel Arteta making the midfielder his priority signing.
Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar reacts after missing a goal opportunity during the UEFA Champions League semi-final football match between Lyon and Bayern Munich at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon on August 19, 2020. (Photo by MIGUEL A. LOPES/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal target Aouar picks up red card as his sporting director gives transfer update

Houssem Aouar picked up a red card in his match against Montpellier on Tuesday, after which Lyon sporting director Juninho denied any offers for the player.
Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar celebrates after scoring the opener during the French Cup quarter-final football match between Olympique Lyonnais and Olympique de Marseille at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon, central eastern France on February 12, 2020. (Photo by ROMAIN LAFABREGUE / AFP)

Houssem Aouar wants move, Arsenal only club to make offer so far

Houssem Aouar has told Lyon he wants to leave the club and Arsenal are still the only club to have made an official approach for him.
Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between FC Metz and Olympique Lyonnais at the Saint Symphorien stadium in Longeville-lès-Metz, eastern France, on February 21, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP)

Lyon reject Arsenal offer for Houssem Aouar: €35m plus a player

Lyon have rejected an apparent second offer of €35m plus a player from Arsenal for Houssem Aouar, according to a report in France.
Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between FC Metz and Olympique Lyonnais at the Saint Symphorien stadium in Longeville-lès-Metz, eastern France, on February 21, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP) (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal target wants Premier League move: Available for €50m+

Houssem Aouar wants to move to the Premier League and there's currently nothing in the links to Juventus, amid interest from Arsenal.
Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between FC Metz and Olympique Lyonnais at the Saint Symphorien stadium in Longeville-lès-Metz, eastern France, on February 21, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP) (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal hold talks with Lyon for €50m midfielder with further negotiations planned

Arsenal have already held talks with Lyon sporting director Juninho over the signing of Houssem Aouar, with further negotiations in the pipeline.
Houssem Aouar to Arsenal? Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar celebrates after scoring the opener during the French Cup quarter-final football match between Olympique Lyonnais and Olympique de Marseille at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon, central eastern France on February 12, 2020. (Photo by ROMAIN LAFABREGUE / AFP)

Arsenal submit the only bid so far for Champions League star: Swap deal

Arsenal are currently the only club to make an offer for Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar, presenting a cash-plus-player deal to the French club.
Lyon's French forward Moussa Dembele (L) celebrates with Lyon's French midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide after scoring his second goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final football match between Manchester City and Lyon at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon on August 15, 2020. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / POOL / AFP)

Jeff Reine-Adelaide takes blame for not making it at Arsenal

Jeff Reine-Adelaide says it's his fault he didn't make it at Arsenal, because he couldn't find enough consistency in his performances.
Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Metz (FC Metz) and Lyon (OL) at Saint Symphorien stadium in Longeville-lès-Metz, eastern France, on February 21, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP)

Edu offers Matteo Guendouzi plus cash for Houssem Aouar

Arsenal have reportedly offered Matteo Guendouzi plus cash to Lyon in order to sign Houssem Aouar with Edu making the call himself.
Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes of Losc Lille during the during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Valencia CF and Losc Lille at Estadio de Mestalla on November 5, 2019 in Valencia, Spain (Photo by Maria Jose Segovia/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Arsenal and Everton make offer for €22m Gabriel Magalhães

According to L'Equipe, Arsenal and Everton have submitted an offer to Lyon for their centre-back, Gabriel Magalhães, who has received five offers in total.
Lyon's Dutch forward Memphis Depay (C) fights for the ball with Saint-Etienne's French defender William Saliba (L) during the French L1 football match between AS Saint-Etienne and Olympique Lyonnais at the Geoffroy Guichard Stadium in Saint-Etienne, central France on October 6, 2019. (Photo by PHILIPPE DESMAZES / AFP) (Photo by PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP via Getty Images)

14-goal ex-Manchester United winger available in cut-price deal: Could suit Arsenal

Lyon forward Memphis Depay is on the market for around £30m this summer thanks to his expiring contract, according to a report.
Lyon's French forward Moussa Dembele (C) fights for the ball with Saint-Etienne's French defender William Saliba (L) and Saint-Etienne's French defender Mathieu Debuchy during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and AS Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on March 1, 2020, at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD / AFP / Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee William Saliba was a 'rock' in defence against Olympique Lyonnais

William Saliba continued his increasingly positive run of form against Lyon on Sunday, but he still ended up on the losing side of the derby.

Lyon and Atletico in controversial transfer battle over Arsenal midfield target

Despite links to Arsenal and Benfica earlier in the window, Bruno Guimaraes is now subject to a transfer battle between Olympique Lyonnais and Atletico Madrid.

Lyon bid €22m for Arsenal-linked midfielder

Olympique Lyonnais made a €22m offer for Arsenal-linked midfielder Bruno Guimaraes this week, according to reports in France.
MONACO, MONACO - FEBRUARY 18: Arsene Wenger winner of the Laureus Lifetime Achievement award speaks on stage during the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles, Sporting Monte-Carlo on February 18, 2019 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Simon Hofmann/Getty Images for Laureus)

Ligue 1 club want Arsene Wenger to replace sacked manager

Olympique Lyonnais have Arsene Wenger on a shortlist of two managers to replace Sylvinho, according to reports in France.
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Jeff Reine-Adelaide: It was complicated at Arsenal – it was the right decision to...

Jeff Reine-Adelaide says things were complicated for him at Arsenal, and it was the best thing for him to move on.