Tag: Defender

Castello Lukeba

Castello Lukeba was the revelation of the 2021-22 season for Olympique Lyonnais. His sudden emergence from the academy was a rare bright spot in an otherwise underwhelming campaign for the club. He began the season as an unknown eighteen year old without a single first team appearance to his name, but impressed in pre-season friendlies […]

Malo Gusto

Malo Gusto is an energetic right-back who came through the youth team ranks at Lyon’s academy and broke into the first team squad in early 2021, aged just seventeen. His debut came as a late substitute in an emphatic 5-0 derby win away at arch-rivals Saint-Etienne under manager Rudi Garcia. He was to make one […]

Djamel Benlamri

Algerian international centre-back Djamel Benlamri joined Olympique Lyonnais at the end of the summer 2020 transfer window as a free agent, having bought out the final nine months of his contract with Al-Shabab in Saudi Arabia. He was recruited primarily to provide cover for first choice central defensive partnership Jason Denayer and Marcelo, after Joachim […]