Category: Olympique Lyonnais

Nemanja Matić – Player Profile

Serbian central midfielder Nemanja Matić signed for Olympique Lyonnais from Ligue 1 rivals Rennes for €2.6 million in the January 2024 transfer window. The thirty-five year old becomes the oldest player in the current Lyon squad and has joined on a two-and-a-half-year contract, taking him through to summer 2026. Matić had only spent half a […]

Lucas Perri – Player Profile

Lucas Estella Perri is a Brazilian goalkeeper who signed for Olympique Lyonnais for €3.25 million from Botafogo in the January 2024 transfer window. Having recently turned twenty-six, he arrived in Lyon to initially serve as a back-up for long-term custodian Anthony Lopes, replacing erstwhile reserve goalkeeper Rémy Riou, who moved on to Paris FC. Born […]

Adryelson – Player Profile

Adryelson is a Brazilian centre-back who signed for Olympique Lyonnais from Botafogo for €3.58m in the January 2024 transfer window, aged twenty-five. He’s the second player to make the move from Botafogo to Lyon since the clubs have both been part of American businessman John Textor’s multi-club ownership project. He’ll hope to make a bigger […]

Mid-Season Report: Lyon

Olympique Lyonnais Men’s Team: In short, it was a nightmare first half of the season for the senior men’s Lyon team. Their performances and results fell short of even the most pessimistic predictions. The pre-season friendlies were a harbinger of things to come as they lost four out of five and struggled to find the […]

Duje Caleta-Car – Player Profile

Duje Ćaleta-Car joined Lyon from Southampton on a season-long loan in August 2023 following the English club’s relegation from the Premier League. Lyon paid a loan fee of €1.54 million to secure the Croatian international centre-back’s services for the year. Lyon were desperately in need of reinforcements in that department following the sale of Castello […]