Tag: Player

Anthony Racioppi

Anthony Racioppi became the third choice goalkeeper at Olympique Lyonnais in the 2018-19 season. For the time being, the twenty-one year old gets most of his action with the reserve team playing in the National 2 division as his rise through the ranks is blocked by Anthony Lopes and Ciprian Tătărușanu. However, Racioppi is respectively […]

Thiago Mendes

Thiago Henrique Mendes Ribeiro, better known simply as Thiago Mendes*, is a Brazilian defensive midfielder who signed for Lyon from Lille for €25 million in the summer of 2019. He was bought to help replace Tanguy Ndombele, who departed for Tottenham that summer. Aged 27 and supposedly approaching the peak of his career, hopes were […]

Jason Denayer

Defender Jason Denayer moved from junior football at an academy in his native Belgium to join Manchester City’s setup aged 18 in 2013. He impressed during his first season in the youth team at City, but would never go on to make a first team appearance for the club. Instead he was farmed out on […]

Anthony Lopes

Goalkeeper Anthony Lopes is a product of Olympique Lyonnais’ much vaunted youth system and has become a cult hero with the fans, having been born and raised in the suburbs of the city before breaking into the first team squad in the 2012-13 season aged twenty-two. He went on the establish himself as the first […]