OL: the call of the daring foot of a former member of the house!


Alexandre Lacazette and Corentin Tolisso last summer, Dejan Lovren during the winter transfer window. On the side of Olympique Lyonnais, embarked on a new galley season, the trend is clearly towards nostalgia and the return of the elders of the house.

Clement GRENIER, Corentin TOLISSO, Maxime GONALONS, Lyon

It’s no secret that the Gones failed this winter to recruit the defensive midfielder desired by Laurent Blanc. On Friday, the Rhone president Jean Michel Aulas regretted that his team had spent a lot of trying to convince the young Brazilian from Flamengo, Joao Gomes, who had given his word to sign for Wolverhampton and who never wanted to join the capital of Gaul. Behind, Ellyes Skhiri (FC Cologne), Tiémoué Bakayoko (AC Milan), Fernando (FC Sevilla) and Pathé Ciss (Rayo Vallecano) were tried, in vain.

It is in this context that a former OL player playing in this sector of play went there with his foot call: Clément Grenier. “It’s like a dream (returning to Lyon, editor’s note). At 32, I still have dreams. I think about it without thinking too much about it. Everything has to be aligned, that I perform well, that the club wants it and that it’s the right time too. Everyone knows within the club, but also the supporters, that I gave the maximum for OL and that whatever happens I will continue to give them the maximum.“, slid to Eurosport the member of Real Mallorca, appeared 13 times in La Liga this season. “Ending my career at OL would be a great opportunity. Closing the loop there would be huge.»

Substitute in Mallorca

If by chance the Lyonnais still want to strengthen themselves in this position next summer and lack solutions, the Habs therefore wanted to apply. Not an indisputable holder within a mid-table club in La Liga, the native of Annonay, under contract until June 2024, is however aware that his chances are slim and that he will not be a priority…

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