Islam Slimani

Islam Slimani was signed by Olympique Lyonnais in the January 2021 transfer window to bolster the squad’s attacking options in the light of Moussa Dembélé‘s departure on loan to Atletico Madrid. The thirty-two year old Algerian international striker arrived on a free transfer from English Premier League club Leicester City on an eighteen month contract, …

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 …

Mattia De Sciglio

Mattia De Sciglio is an experienced Italian international fullback who joined Olympique Lyonnais on loan from Juventus for the 2020-21 season. He made his Lyon debut as a 73rd minute substitute in the 3-2 away win at Strasbourg on the 18th of October 2020. He was brought in just before the summer transfer window closed …

Bruno Guimarães

Bruno Guimarães, who joined Lyon in the January 2020 transfer window from Athletico Paranaense, is one of the most promising Brazilian midfielders of his generation. It cost Lyon just over €22 million to capture the signature of the twenty-two year old, and it’s already beginning to look like a bargain. Bruno Guimarães Rodriguez Moura, to …

Jean Lucas

Olympique Lyonnais paid €8 million to bring Brazilian midfielder Jean Lucas to France in 2019, negotiating the deal either side of his twenty-first birthday. He left his homeland as one of the hottest prospects in his generation, but had an underwhelming first season in Lyon. He was originally signed for Lyon by erstwhile manager Sylvinho, …