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Liverpool target confirms Lyon exit

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Liverpool transfer target Memphis Depay has apparently confirmed that he is leaving French club Lyon, in a slightly unconventional way. The Dutch international published a video on his Instagram account on Saturday showing him dressed all in red boarding a private plane with the caption “Merci Lyon” (Thank you Lyon). The 25-year old spent two seasons in the Premier League ...

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Manchester City linked again with Lyon midfielder

Manchester City are being linked again with a move for midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, who plays for Lyon. That is according to French publication Le10 Sport who claim that City bid €50 million (£44.5 million) for the French under-21 international in the last transfer window, but the offer was turned down by the Ligue 1 club. However, City have continued to ...

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City defender leaves club after failing to play a single game

Manchester City defender Jason Denayer has left the club for Lyon in a £12 million deal after failing to play a single game at The Etihad. The 23-year old Belgian defender, joined the City academy in 2013, but has seen his entire career with the English Champions punctuated by a series of loan moves, featuring Celtic, Sunderland, and Galatasary twice. ...

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Newcastle in negotiations to sign French starlet

Newcastle are in negotiations with French club Lyon to sign 19 year old striker Myziane Maolida. That is according to L’Équippe who report that Spanish side Real Betis are already prepared to offer €8 million (£7.1 million) for his services, but that Newcastle may be ready to hijack that move with a higher offer. A French under-19 international, who had ...

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Lyon president rekindles Liverpool hopes of Fekir transfer

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Liverpool’s hopes of signing Lyon playmaker Nabil Fekir have been rekindled after remarks by the club’s controversial president Jean-Michael Aulas. The Anfield side were in advanced talks last month with a £53 million transferred agreed, and the player had even filmed a welcome video for Liverpool’s internal TV channel. However, the deal fell through at the last minute for undisclosed ...

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Liverpool set to resurrect Nabil Fekir deal

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Liverpool are set to resurrect their deal for Lyon playmaker Nabil Fekir which broke down last month when it seemed to be on the verge of completion. A £53 million fee for the French international had been agreed with Fekir’s club Lyon, and all seemed to be in place for him to become Jurgen Klopp’s latest signing, when the deal ...

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Liverpool target could be set for Real Madrid switch

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Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir whose transfer to Liverpool collapsed earlier this month, could still be set to leave the French side this summer according to the club’s president. The 24 year old forward is currently at the World Cup in France, and has made two appearances in the tournament so far, coming off the bench twice in his sides victories ...

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Lyon starlet associated with summer move to Liverpool

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talkSPORT report that Liverpool are being linked with a summer move for 18-year old Lyon star Mohamed Bahlouli. The young central midfield player has been making a name for himself this season in France’s youth league, playing for Lyons’ under-19 side, and his performances  have begun to attract attention from further afield, with a number of European clubs tracking his ...

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Arsenal make Lyon star their number one summer target

Arsenal have made Lyon star Nabil Fekir their number one summer target, according to talkSPORT. The 24-year old forward has enjoyed a strong season in Ligue 1 this season, with 21 goals and 5 assists for his club which currently lies fourth in the French top league. Fekir is currently Lyon club captain and caused controversy earlier this season when ...

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Arsenal in advanced talks to sign Lyon playmaker

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According to The Sun and a number of other news outlets, Arsenal are in advanced talks to sign Lyon playmaker Nabil Fekir for a club record fee in excess of £60 million in January. That, in turn, would cushion the blow for Arsenal fans of losing both Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, who are out of contract at The Emirates ...

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