Tag: Olympique Lyonnais

TOPSHOT - Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the French Ligue 1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Ajaccio at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France, on August 5, 2022.(Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

2 ex-Gunners in Lyon squad for Arsenal friendly

Olympique Lyonnais have announced their squad for their trip to Spain, ahead of their friendly against Arsenal next week.
TURIN, ITALY - MAY 05: Juventus FC coach Massimiliano Allegri looks on before the serie A match between Juventus and Bologna FC at Allianz Stadium on May 5, 2018 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)

Arsenal set to replace Barcelona friendly with Juventus match

Arsenal may be set to face Serie A side Juventus instead of Barcelona over the World Cup break, according to a report from Italy.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal add 4th friendly to their World Cup break schedule

Arsenal have reportedly added a fourth - slightly less glamourous - friendly to their World Cup break schedule, planning to face Watford.
Nice's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe (C) scores the 0:1 goal during the European Conference League 1st Round Group D football match 1. FC Slovacko vs OGG Nice in Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic, on October 6, 2022. (Photo by RADEK MICA/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee scores penalty on 2nd try for his 6th goal

Nicolas Pepe won and scored a penalty at the second time of asking as OGC Nice drew with Olympique Lyonnais on Friday night.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Bukayo Saka and Granit Xhaka of Arsenal gather the players during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Arsenal FC at Friends Provident St. Mary's Stadium on October 23, 2022 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Arsenal close to confirming 3 World Cup break friendlies

Arsenal are close to announcing their plans for the World Cup break, including a round-robin tournament with AC Milan, Lyon, and Liverpool.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta speaks on Arsenal’s plans for the World Cup break

Mikel Arteta has confirmed Arsenal have a few plans for the World Cup break, but he wouldn't confirm specifics amid growing rumours in the media.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the French Ligue 1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Ajaccio at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France, on August 5, 2022.(Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal striker has 'alienated his entire club' claims report

A report in Sport.fr claims that Alexandre Lacazette has 'alienated his entire club' after comments he made about the Lyon head coach, Peter Bosz.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the French Ligue 1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Ajaccio at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France, on August 5, 2022.(Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

Lacazette row pushes Lyon boss towards exit

Alexandre Lacazette has got himself into something of a row with Lyon's boss Peter Bosz and it looks like it could be the coach who will pay the price.
Lyon's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta celebrates during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and OGC Nice at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on February 12, 2022. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE / AFP)

Journalist names Edu’s real priority for the Arsenal midfield

Lucas Paqueta is Edu Gaspar's real priority for the Arsenal midfield, but they're likely to wait for a later window to make a move for the Lyon man.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the French Ligue 1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Ajaccio at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France, on August 5, 2022.(Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette enjoys dream Lyon debut

Alexandre Lacazette has denied he is having issues with the Lyon boss, Peter Bosz, but there does seem to be something going on.
Lyon's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta eyes the ball during the UEFA Europa League quarter final first leg football match between West Ham United and Olympique Lyonnais at The London Stadium, in east London, on April 7, 2022. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Lyon not ruling out Paqueta departure – Edu is a fan

Lyon chiefs aren't ruling out that Lucas Paqueta could leave this summer, with Edu Gaspar a fan of the player, but there's no formal approach from Arsenal.
Lyon's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta celebrates during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and OGC Nice at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on February 12, 2022. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE / AFP)

Lyon open to offers of £55m for Arsenal target

Lyon will seriously consider offers of £55m for Lucas Paqueta this summer, accepting that the player wants to leave in the current window.
Lyons Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta and his partner pose ahead of the TV show on May 15, 2022 in Paris, as part of the 30th edition of the UNFP (French National Professional Football players Union) trophy ceremony. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) (Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal and Lyon open talks over £50m+ signing

Arsenal and Lyon have opened talks over the potential transfer of Lucas Paqueta, with the Gunners expected to submit a bid.
Lyon's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta celebrates during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and OGC Nice at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on February 12, 2022. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE / AFP)

Arsenal inform 24yo’s camp they’re planning bid for him

Arsenal have informed Lucas Paqueta's representatives that they intend to bid for him this summer, according to a report.
Lyons Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta (L) fights for the ball with Lille's Portuguese defender Jose Fonte (R) during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Lille (Losc) at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on February 27, 2022. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE / AFP via Getty Images)

Lucas Paqueta’s camp share Arsenal’s transfer stance

Lucas Paqueta's camp are currently denying negotiations with Arsenal, but they aren't denying the interest and he wants a Premier League move.
Former France international Alexandre Lacazette takes part in a press conference to announce his return to Ligue 1 Olympique Lyonnais (OL) football club, on June 9, 2022 in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France. - Lacazette returns to Lyon on a free transfer five years after he joined Arsenal for a then club record fee of £46.5 million ($58 million). The 31-year-old striker underwent a medical before signing a three year contract with the club where he made his name after coming through the youth system. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD / AFP) (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette scores after just 7 minutes for Lyon

Alexandre Lacazette scored seven minutes into his return to Lyon as they won a pre-season friendly 4-2 but they scored three after he was taken off.
Alexandre Lacazette announcement photo for Lyon transfer (Photo via ol.fr)

Alexandre Lacazette explains why he took pay cut to leave Arsenal

Alexandre Lacazette has explained why he took a pay cut to join Olympique Lyonnais, as they announced his signing this morning.
WATFORD, ENGLAND: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal reacts following their side's victory after the Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road on March 06, 2022. (Photo by Julian Finney / Getty Images)

Arsenal player holds medical ahead of transfer announcement

Alexandre Lacazette is holding his medical at Olympique Lyonnais ahead of a likely announcement tomorrow morning, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal applauds the fans as he is substituted during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on December 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette takes 50% paycut to rejoin Lyon

Alexandre Lacazette is set to rejoin Olympique Lyonnais on a free transfer this summer, with an announcement now reportedly imminent and a massive paycut part of the deal.
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette gestures on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on May 12, 2022. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Ligue 1 club chiefs confirm plan to sign Arsenal player

The hierarchy at Olympique Lyonnais have once again confirmed their intentions to sign Alexandre Lacazette as a free agent this summer.
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette (R) comes on for Arsenal's English striker Eddie Nketiah (L) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium in London on May 8, 2022. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal striker remains priority target for Ligue 1 side

Alexandre Lacazette remains Olympique Lyonnais' priority target for the summer transfer window, but they're exploring alternatives.
Nice's French midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide reacts during the French L1 football match between Nice and Saint-Etienne at the "Allianz Riviera" stadium, in Nice, southern France, on January 31, 2021. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP) (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

Jeff Reine-Adelaide: It’s the worst thing to ever happen to me

Former Arsenal youngster, Jeff Reine-Adelaide, has admitted he considered retiring from playing due to his injury problems as he lay alone in a hospital room for a month during the pandemic.
Lyons Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta (L) fights for the ball with Lille's Portuguese defender Jose Fonte (R) during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Lille (Losc) at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on February 27, 2022. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE / AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal linked with summer move for €80m midfielder

Arsenal have once again been linked with a move for Lyon's Lucas Paqueta, though the midfielder isn't going to come cheap.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal applauds the fans as he is substituted during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on December 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal man admits he’s in talks over potential transfer

Alexandre Lacazette has admitted he's in talks with other clubs over his future and hoping to return to playing in Europe next season.
HOUSSEM AOUAR, Ligue 1, Olympique Lyonnais vs Nizza 2-3, 2020-21 (Photo via Imago Images)

Arsenal still interested in previously heavily-linked Ligue 1 midfielder

Arsenal remain interested in Houssem Aouar, with reports linking the Gunners to the Lyon midfielder over the last two summers.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 15: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal looks on whilst wearing the captain's armband during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on December 15, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Barcelona eye up signing another Arsenal player this summer

Barcelona are joining Atletico Madrid and Olympique Lyonnais on the list of clubs ready to make a move for Alexandre Lacazette, according to a report.
Lyons Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta (L) fights for the ball with Lille's Portuguese defender Jose Fonte (R) during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Lille (Losc) at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on February 27, 2022. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE / AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal join PSG in courting 24yo Lucas Paqueta but is he the wrong player?

Arsenal are one of the clubs to hold an interest in Lyon midfielder Lucas Paqueta ahead of the summer transfer window, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 15: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal looks on whilst wearing the captain's armband during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on December 15, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Lacazette set for talks over pre-contract agreement

Alexandre Lacazette is set to hold talks with Lyon over a pre-contract agreement to rejoin them this summer, according to a report.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup Round-of-16 match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on October 26, 2021. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

2 Ligue 1 clubs wanted Pepe in January – could return in summer

Arsenal winger Nicolas Pepe was the subject of interest from a couple of Ligue 1 clubs in January, and they could return for him in the summer.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their team's fourth goal from the penalty spot during the Premier League match between Norwich City and Arsenal at Carrow Road on December 26, 2021 in Norwich, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

Ligue 1 club want to re-sign Arsenal forward this summer

Olympique Lyonnais are hoping to re-sign Alexandre Lacazette this summer, but Arsenal could yet still move to keep him.
22nd July 2021 - Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan, Tokyo - 2020 Olympic Games, Brazil versus Germany Bruno Guimaraes of Brazil. Lucas Figueiredo / CBF

Total agreement: Newcastle United agree deal for Bruno Guimaraes

Newcastle United look set to sign the Lyon midfielder Bruno Guimaraes in January ahead of Arsenal.
BRUNO GUIMARAES RODRIGUEZ MOURA, Olympique Lyonnais, Ligue 1, Olympique Lyonnais vs Angers 3-0-Lyon LIGUE 1 2020-21 OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS (Photo via Imago Images)

Lyon give 2 options to sign January Arsenal target

Lyon have set their conditions for the transfer of Bruno Guimaraes this month, but Arsenal reportedly face competition from Juventus.
BRUNO GUIMARAES RODRIGUEZ MOURA, Olympique Lyonnais, Ligue 1, Olympique Lyonnais vs Angers 3-0-Lyon LIGUE 1 2020-21 OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS (Photo via Imago Images)

Arsenal will need to pay €45m to sign Bruno Guimaraes

Arsenal are one of three Premier League clubs monitoring Bruno Guimaraes over a potential summer move, according to reports but they've ben told they will need a bid of at least €45m to sign him.
ALKMAAR, 31-01-2021, AFAS Stadion, season 2020 / 2021, Dutch Eredivisie Football between AZ - Ajax. Andre Onana AZ - Ajax. Copyright: Imago Images

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.
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.