Boulevard of broken dreams: Lyon’s woeful transfer updates

It’s near midnight on 8/28, so I’m aware that there’s still two days left where things could drastically change. But Lyon have a poor track record of happy surprises, so I’m going to tackle their mercato – or lack thereof.

I confess that I debated awhile if I should even post. No one has any idea what’s going on, and what the media is reporting is often times incorrect and sometimes a straight up lie. So if anything I wrote below is false, blame Bilel.

(Note: I wrote this in the evening of 8/28 in US Eastern time). By the time this posts, some of this information may be outdated because I may be sleeping when Aulas finally decides to do some business.)

Aulas: We don’t need transfers, we’re fine just the way we are!

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Lyon Sign Griffiths…But May Sell Maolida???

Olympique Lyonnais fans woke up to the news that the club had signed Tottenham academy grad Reo Griffiths to a four year professional contract.

Reo Griffiths passed his medical yesterday.

There were a number of clubs interested, such as Barca, PSG, and Real Madrid, but OL won the race for his signature. The cost of transfer has not been released.

Ok, fine. Lyon found another hotshot player. Great.

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