Tag: Olympique Lyonnais

Arsenal confirm 4 pre-season fixtures, 6 players back in training

Arsenal's pre-season plans are really starting to take shape, with two more fixtures confirmed and six players returning to training.

Arsenal to play 2-day Emirates Cup this summer

Arsenal are set to play a two-game Emirates Cup this pre-season for the first time since 2017, according to a report.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and AS Monaco at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on May 19, 2023. (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP) (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal striker offered €48m salary for 2 years

Former Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette faces a career-defining decision as Saudi Arabian club Al-Qadisiyah offers him a €48 million contract.
DOHA, QATAR - DECEMBER 01: View of the FIFA logo on a flag during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group F match between Canada and Morocco at Al Thumama Stadium on December 01, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal Academy involved in FIFA alternative to VAR trial

FIFA introduces Football Video Support (FVS), a simplified alternative to VAR, to be trialed at the U-20 Women's World Cup after a successful debut at the Arsenal-won FIFA Youth Tournament.
Lyon's Ainsley Maitland-Niles (C) reacts after the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Olympique de Marseille (OM) at the Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on February 4, 2024. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Gunner insists he still supports the club despite leaving

Former Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles wants the Gunners to win the league this year, insisting he still supports his old club.
Lyon's Ainsley Maitland-Niles celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the French Cup football match between CA Pontarlier and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) at the Leo Lagrange Stadium, in Besancon, eastern France, on January 7, 2024. (Photo by SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Gunner admits he’s happy playing football again at new club

Former Arsenal academy graduate and first-team starter Ainsley Maitland-Niles has revealed he's finally happy playing football again under his new manager at Lyon.
Lyon's French forward #10 Alexandre Lacazette (C) is fouled by Brest's Dutch goalkeeper #40 Marco Bizot (L) during the French L1 football match beetween Olympique Lyonnais and Stade Brestois 29 at the Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, near Lyon, on April 14, 2024. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE/AFP via Getty Images)

Maitland-Niles scores winner after serious Lacazette injury drama

Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette suffers serious injury in Brest win. Maitland-Niles scores decisive penalty after dramatic incident.
Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette (3rd L) celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Olympique de Marseille (OM) at the Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on February 4, 2024. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE/AFP via Getty Images)

Maitland-Niles denies Aubameyang in Ligue 1 clash

A few former Arsenal teammates faced off with new clubs Lyon and Marseille on Sunday night, and they ended up being pivotal in the final result.
(L to R) Lyon's French midfielder Amandine Henry, Lyon's French goalkeeper Sarah Bouhaddi and Lyon's German midfielder Dzsenifer Marozsan pose with the winner's trophy as they celebrate after winning the UEFA Women's Champions League final football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Lyon at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian on August 30, 2020. (Photo by ALVARO BARRIENTOS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Bouhaddi’s journey to Arsenal

Discover Sarah Bouhaddi's journey from Cannes to Arsenal, her rise in women's football, and achievements with Lyon and France. A true football icon.
MECCA, SAUDI ARABIA - DECEMBER 23: Karim Benzema of Al Ittihad looks on prior the Saudi Pro League match between Al-Ittihad and Al-Raed at King Abdul Aziz Stadium on December 23, 2023 in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Yasser Bakhsh/Getty Images)

Benzema decision made after offer to Arsenal

Karim Benzema is set to remain at Al-Ittihad beyond this week's transfer deadline, according to a report.
Lyon's French goalkeeper Sarah Bouhaddi kisses the winner's trophy as she celebrates with teammates after winning the UEFA Women's Champions League final football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Lyon at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian on August 30, 2020. (Photo by ALVARO BARRIENTOS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal sign 37yo experienced French goalkeeper

Arsenal signs veteran goalkeeper Sarah Bouhaddi as cover during the CONCACAF Gold Cup, with three key players unavailable.
Brest's French midfielder #45 Mahdi Camara (R) fights for the ball with Lyon's English midfielder #98 Ainsley Maitland-Niles during the French L1 football match between Brest and Lyon at the Francis Le Ble stadium in Brest, western France on September 23, 2023. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal favourite could be sold just months after signing for Lyon

Former Arsenal youngster, Ainsley Maitland-Niles faces potential departure from Lyon months after joining
Lyon's French forward #10 Alexandre Lacazette reacts after missing a goal opportunity during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (Lyon) and LOSC (Lille) at the Groupama stadium in Lyon, central eastern France on November 26, 2023. (Photo by ARNAUD FINISTRE/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal striker’s form dips so much he could be sold

Olympique Lyonnais considers selling former Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette and Corentin Tolisso amidst Ligue 1 struggles, with Lacazette's future at Lyon uncertain.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles signs for Lyon [image via Lyon]

2 ex-Arsenal men in unlikely relegation battle with same club

Ainsley Maitland-Niles has had far from the ideal start to life with Olympique Lyonnais, with the Ligue 1 club currently propping up the table.
Lyon's French forward #10 Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Montpellier Herault Sport Club (Montpellier Herault SC) at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on August 19, 2023. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette suspended after petulant red card

Alexandre Lacazette's two-game suspension compounds Lyon's early-season woes, leaving the club without their star striker for key matches.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 19: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Southampton in action during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Southampton FC at Vitality Stadium on October 19, 2022 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Released Arsenal midfielder set for medical at Ligue 1 club

Ainsley Maitland-Niles is preparing to undergo a medical with Olympique Lyonnais ahead of a free transfer to the club, according to a report.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and AS Monaco at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on May 19, 2023. (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP) (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette challenging Mbappe for Ligue 1 Top Scorer accolade

Alexandre Lacazette's stunning performance in Ligue 1 this season, eyeing top scorer title. Former Arsenal striker leading Lyon in a tough season.
Olympique Lyonnais' Alexandre Lacazette (L) celebrates scoring against FC Nantes in a French L1 football match at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on March 17, 2023. (Credit: OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette hits scoring milestone as goals fly

Olympique Lyonnais striker Alexandre Lacazette has entered the history of the club with 150 goals in 303 games. Can he break the record of the legendary Fleury Di Nallo?
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Emile Smith Rowe attends the "All Or Nothing: Arsenal" Global Premiere at Islington Assembly Hall on August 02, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Lia Toby/Getty Images)

Arteta gives Emile Smith Rowe injury update

Arsenal beat Lyon 3-0 on Thursday afternoon as they ramp up preparations for the return of the Premier League, but while many youngsters got an appearance, Emile Smith Rowe was not in the squad, and after the game, Mikel Arteta explained why.
Dubai Super Cup

What is the Dubai Super Cup? Fixtures, how to watch, & more

Arsenal kick off their participation in the Dubai Super Cup on Thursday, let's take a look at the competition and how it works.
Dubai Super Cup

How to watch Arsenal vs Lyon and AC Milan

Arsenal will face Olympique Lyonnais and AC Milan in the Dubai Super Cup over the next week, and the games will be available to stream.
FC Barcelona's head coach Xavi looks down during a press conference in Plzen, Czech Republic, on October 31, 2022, on the eve of the UEFA Champions League Group C football match FC Viktoria Plzen v FC Barcelona. (Photo by Michal Cizek / AFP) (Photo by MICHAL CIZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

Barcelona struggle for friendly after Arsenal and Juventus snub

Barcelona are reportedly still looking for an opponent to play during the World Cup break after being rebuffed by both Arsenal and Juventus.
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)

Nicolas Pepe 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)

Alexandre Lacazette 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.