Tag: Midfielder

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 […]

Corentin Tolisso

Corentin Tolisso is a dynamic and versatile midfielder who is best known for winning the FIFA World Cup with France in 2018, and for his club career with Bayern Munich and Olympique Lyonnais. Tolisso, son of a Togolese immigrant, hails from the small town of Tarare in the Rhône department, some twenty-eight miles outside Lyon, […]

Juninho Pernambucano

Juninho Pernambucano is considered by many to be the greatest Olympique Lyonnais player of all time. It is no coincidence that his spell at the club coincided with their golden period of seven successive league titles, for he was the driving force of that team and his vast repertoire of free-kick and long-range goals will […]