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Marseille vs Lyonnais - Dimitri Payet relishing Marseille’s showdown with Lyon

Posted Saturday, November 09, 2019 by PA82 hits

Dimitri Payet believes Marseille’s showdowns with Lyon have become more exciting than their traditional rivalry with Paris St Germain because the clubs are chasing the same objectives. While defending champions PSG already have a seven-point lead at the top of Ligue 1, Payet feels the battle between Marseille and Lyon, among others, to be crowned best of the rest has lent greater intere...Full Story »

Man Utd eye 'new Pogba' Boubakary Soumare and Lyon star Moussa Dembele in double transfer swoop

Posted Thursday, October 31, 2019 by hits

Boubakary Soumare, left, and Moussa Dembele are on Manchester United's radar MANCHESTER UNITED are scouting French youth stars Boubakary Soumare and Moussa Dembele, according to reports. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs reinforcements up front and in midfield as his Red Devils languish in the bottom half of the table. Soumare, 20, has been compared to Paul Pogba after shining for Lille and the Fran...Full Story »

Five jobs Jose Mourinho may have his eye on after Jean-Michel Aulas confirms Lyon snub

Posted Friday, October 11, 2019 by hits

The five clubs Jose Mourinho may have his eye on joining (Image: GETTY) Lyon president Jean-Michael Aulas has revealed that he exchanged text messages with Jose Mourinho over the vacant managerial position at Parc Olympique Lyonnais. The Ligue 1 club sacked former Arsenal and Barcelona defender Sylvinho earlier this week following a dismal start to the season which has seen them collect just n...Full Story »

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Man Utd step up interest in Lyon's Dembele

Posted Monday, October 07, 2019 by Goal.com125 hits

Man Utd step up interest in Lyon's Dembele Forward was benched for derby defeat to Saint-Etienne. Manchester United scouts were once more present in France to watch top January target Moussa Dembele, according to the Daily Mail. The Lyon forward came off the bench in the second half as his side went down to city rivals Saint-Etienne on Sunday. And Lyon fear that the 23-year-old could be ...Full Story »

Claude Puel hails St Etienne’s solidarity after derby victory over Lyon

Posted Monday, October 07, 2019 by PA36 hits

New St Etienne manager Claude Puel praised the selfless efforts of his players after a dramatic 1-0 Ligue 1 win over derby rivals Lyon thanks to a late header from Robert Beric.Only appointed on Friday and taking up his first role since being sacked by Premier League side Leicester, the French coach had been handed a baptism of fire with the Rhone-Alpes showdown.Lyon had not delivered a Lig...Full Story »

Man Utd eyeing Moussa Dembele transfer – with scouts watching the ex-Celtic striker in his last three Lyon games

Posted Saturday, September 28, 2019 by hits

Manchester United have reportedly watched Moussa Dembele in action for Lyon three times over the past week Credit: Reuters MANCHESTER UNITED have reportedly been scouting Lyon star Moussa Dembele as they look to solve their striker shortage. The Red Devils lost Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku in the summer window and failed to replace either. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have now been p...Full Story »

TRUE DEM Man Utd eyeing Moussa Dembele transfer – with scouts watching the ex-Celtic striker in his last three Lyon games

Posted Friday, September 27, 2019 by hits

The Red Devils lost Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku in the summer window and failed to replace either. Manchester United have reportedly watched Moussa Dembele in action for Lyon three times over the past week Credit: Reuters Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have now been punished after injuries to Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford left them severely lacking in firepower. Now the Daily Ma...Full Story »

Lyonnais vs Paris Saint-Germain - Tuchel wants PSG to keep Champions League intensity

Posted Saturday, September 21, 2019 by PA71 hits

Paris St Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has told his players to be braced for another Champions League-level match when they face Lyon on Sunday. Tuchel’s side sent ripples across Europe in midweek with their 3-0 demolition of Real Madrid – a result which led to speculation that Zinedine Zidane is fighting for his job in the Spanish capital – but attention now turns to a key L...Full Story »

Montpellier secure first Ligue 1 win of season against 10-man Lyon

Posted Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by PA37 hits

Montpellier secured their first Ligue 1 win of the season at the expense of Lyon as Arnaud Souquet’s first-half screamer was enough for a 1-0 victory and three points.Souquet hit an unstoppable shot beyond Anthony Lopes three minutes before half-time and Lyon’s hopes of mounting a response were hit six minutes into the second half when Youssouf Kone collected a red card for headbutti...Full Story »

Lyonnais 6 - 0 Angers SCO: Moussa Dembele and Memphis Depay bag braces as Lyon demolish Angers

Posted Saturday, August 17, 2019 by PA65 hits

Moussa Dembele and Memphis Depay both scored twice as Lyon recorded a thumping 6-0 victory over Angers.Lyon, 3-0 winners at Monaco on the opening day, made it two wins out of two in emphatic style.Houssem Aouar got the ball rolling in the 11th minute with a low drive from the edge of the area.Dembele doubled the lead in the 36th minute and Aouar teed up Depay for the third before half-time....Full Story »

Cesc Fabregas sent off as Monaco lose to Lyon

Posted Saturday, August 10, 2019 by PA52 hits

Monaco suffered a disastrous start to the new Ligue 1 season against Lyon.After their narrow brush with relegation last term, Les Monegasques will hope for much better this time around but this 3-0 defeat was an inauspicious beginning.Monaco found themselves behind in only the fifth minute when Bertrand Traore’s cross was headed in by Moussa Dembele.Worse was to follow on the half-hou...Full Story »

Emery insists Lacazette’s injury is ‘not serious’ after Arsenal lose to Lyon

Posted Monday, July 29, 2019 by PA76 hits

Arsenal will be sweating on the fitness of Alexandre Lacazette after the striker injured his ankle in the Emirates Cup defeat to Lyon.Head coach Unai Emery already had a headache after deciding not to involve Sead Kolasinac or Mesut Ozil after the pair were left distracted by a failed car-jacking last week.The Gunners lost 2-1 to Lyon as a Moussa Dembele double cancelled out Pierre-Emerick Aubam...Full Story »

Arsenal suffer Emirates Cup defeat as Dembele nets twice in Lyon comeback victory

Posted Monday, July 29, 2019 by PA68 hits

Lyon came from behind as substitute Moussa Dembele scored twice to secure Emirates Cup success against hosts Arsenal.Gunners boss Unai Emery had opted against including Sead Kolasinac and Mesut Ozil in his squad after they were involved in an attempted car-jacking last week.He also named new signings Dani Ceballos and Gabriel Martinelli on the bench, with the pair coming on as the Ligue 1 side o...Full Story »

Sources: Spurs agree €62m deal with Lyon for Ndombele

Posted Monday, July 01, 2019 by ESPN96 hits

Tanguy Ndombele will move from Lyon to Tottenham, sources have told ESPN FC. Tottenham have agreed a €62 million deal with Lyon that could rise to €72m for the transfer of Tanguy Ndombele, sources have told ESPN FC. The France international, 22, will become the Premier League club's record transfer, smashing the £42m they paid Ajax for Davidson Sanchez in 2017. Personal terms...Full Story »

ALARM BELES RINGING Lyon demand £72m for Tanguy Ndombele after rejecting Spurs’ £40m opening transfer bid

Posted Friday, June 28, 2019 by hits

LYON have sensationally demanded £72million for Tanguy Ndombele after rejecting Tottenham's £40m opening transfer bid. Mauricio Pochettino's side had thought they were closing in on the capture of the 22-year-old, but the French side are standing firm over their valuation. Spurs have had their opening bid for Tanguy Ndombele rejected by LyonCredit: Getty - Contributor The midfielder...Full Story »

Transfer news LIVE: Man Utd's £30m defensive worry, Liverpool and Man City want Lyon star

Posted Monday, June 03, 2019 by hits

Arsenal need their own Van Dijk Former Gunners boss George Graham has told Arsenal to sort out their defence by signing a Virgil van Dijk style defender. Liverpool splashed out £70m on the Dutchman last January and the move has since paid dividends. Unai Emery side missed out on Champions League football agains this year, while the Reds won the entire tournament. Graham boss told footba...Full Story »

Liverpool Fans Track Memphis Depay's Flight From Lyon After Transfer Rumours Emerge

Posted Sunday, May 26, 2019 by sportbible.com107 hits

It looks like Memphis Depay has trolled a fair few Liverpool fans this afternoon after he walked on a red private jet wearing all red. Liverpool reportedly sent scouts to watch the 25-year-old play for Lyon against Marseille last weekend, according to French outlet Mercato 365, amid increasing speculation surrounding his future with the Ligue 1 side. French outlet L'Equipe also suggested tha...Full Story »

Lyon negotiating with ‘biggest clubs in Europe’ for Ndombele

Posted Monday, May 20, 2019 by squawka.com117 hits

Olympique Lyonnais have received multiple offers from some of Europe's biggest football clubs for midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, according to the Ligue 1 club's president. The 22-year-old - who has been likened to Manchester United man Paul Pogba - has reportedly attracted interest from the likes of Premier League trio Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United. Who is Ndombele? F...Full Story »

Maxwel Cornet fires Lyon to convincing victory

Posted Monday, May 13, 2019 by PA58 hits

Maxwel Cornet netted a brace as Lyon strengthened their grip on third place in Ligue 1 with a 3-0 win at Marseille.Cornet put OL ahead at the Stade Velodrome with a fine finish in the 24th minute.The hosts were reduced to 10 men midway through the second half when Duje Caleta-Car was sent off, and Lyon scored twice more late on through substitute Moussa Dembele in the 84th minute and Cornet in t...Full Story »

Marseille vs Lyon - Champions League chasers Lyon can expect tough test

Posted Sunday, May 12, 2019 by PA141 hits

Bruno Genesio expects his Lyon side to have a difficult match at Marseille as they look to consolidate their place in the Champions League spots.Lyon currently occupy the last of the qualifying positions, just one point above St Etienne in fourth, with two wins from their last three matches.With three games left to play in Ligue 1, the head coach has stressed the importance of winning at Marseil...Full Story »

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