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Youssouf Kone has signed for Olympique Lyon from French Ligue 1 rivals Lille for a fee of €9 million on a five-year contract.

Mali’s Youssouf Kone joins Lyon from rivals Lille

Youssouf Kone has signed for Olympique Lyon from French Ligue 1 rivals Lille for a fee of €9 million on a five-year contract.
Tanguy Ndombele

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas urges Paris Saint-Germain to make Tanguy Ndombele move

Paris Saint-Germain will need to compete with several European heavyweights if they are to sign Tanguy Ndombele, Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas says.
Bruno Genesio

Pressure mounts on Bruno Genesio as Dijon beat Lyon 3-1

Lyon slipped to a second damaging defeat this week as a 3-1 loss to struggling Dijon and a hostile atmosphere at the Groupama Stadium piled the pressure on Bruno Genesio on Saturday.
Luis Suarez

Concern for misfiring Luis Suarez as goals dry up for Barcelona

The image of a frustrated Lionel Messi with his hands on his hips in Barcelona’s 0-0 Champions League draw in Lyon on Tuesday may reverberate the most around the world, but it is Luis Suarez’s form in front of goal that is causing most concern in Catalonia.
PSG’s Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal during the French League One soccer match between Amiens and Paris-Saint-Germain at the Stade de la Licorne stadium in Amiens, France, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (Christophe Ena/Associated Press)

Paris Saint Germain need extra time to see off third division side

Holders Paris St Germain (PSG) were taken to extra time by third division side Villefranche Beaujolais on Wednesday, but they still reached the French Cup quarter-finals.
Lyon star Nabil Fekir scored from the penalty spot to secure a 2-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain. JEFF PACHOUD-AFP-Getty Images

Paris Saint Germain suffer first Ligue 1 defeat of season

Paris St Germain (PSG) lost 1-2 at Olympique Lyonnais to suffer their first Ligue 1 defeat of the season ahead of their UEFA Champions League last 16 tie against Manchester United.
Valencia's Carlos Soler had a hand in all three goals as they beat Young Boys 3-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday, boosting their last-16 hopes with their first home win of the season. Getty

Hoffenheim snatch thrilling draw at Lyon

Hoffenheim revived their hopes of reaching the Champions League last 16 as Pavel Kaderabek scored an injury-time equaliser to cap a dramatic comeback with 10 men and snatch a 2-2 draw at Lyon.
Olympique Lyonnais

Lyon fined for hateful anti-Marseille leaflet distributed by supporters

Lyon have been handed a suspended fine by the French Football League (LFP) for an "odious" leaflet distributed by their fans.
Olympique Lyonnais

Lyon cannot prosecute fans for ‘ridiculous and odious’ Marseille slur

Lyon are unable to prosecute fans who distributed a flyer claiming Marseille is "a city where AIDS reigns" during Sunday's Ligue 1 match which OL won 4-2.
A fan is caught on camera performing a Nazi salute during Lyon's win over Manchester City

Lyon issue life ban to Nazi-saluting fan during Manchester City clash

Lyon have confirmed they have identified a fan accused of performing a Nazi salute during their 2-1 win over Manchester City in the Champions League group-stage opener on Wednesday and will ban him from games for life.

Liverpool target Nabil Fekir refuses to rule out Lyon exit this week

Nabil Fekir would not rule out a move away from Lyon this summer among persistent speculation linking the France forward to Liverpool.
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Depay to be fined by Lyon after training no-show

Lyon head coach Bruno Genesio has confirmed that Memphis Depay will be fined after failing to report for training on the first day of pre-season preparations at the Ligue 1 club.

France’s Didier Deschamps defends Hugo Lloris after error in USA draw

France boss Didier Deschamps defended Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris after his side were held 1-1 by the USA in Lyon on Saturday.

Lyon file complaints against Marseille for stadium damage after Europa League final

French club Lyon have filed several complaints against Marseille fans following damages to their stadium during Wednesday's Europa League final.

Atletico Madrid bid to erase pain of finals past in Marseille showdown

After painful defeats in recent continental finals, Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid are determined to justify their status as favourites in Wednesday's Europa League showpiece against Marseille in Lyon.

Repentant thief returns Europa League trophy stolen in Mexico

UEFA’s silverware, which Manchester United won last year after beating Ajax in the final, was swiped from a transport vehicle, understood to be a FedEx van.

Paris Saint-Germain hopeful Kylian Mbappe injury not serious

Paris Saint-Germain said initial tests carried out on Kylian Mbappe were "reassuring" after their young star was stretchered off in the first half of Sunday's 2-1 defeat at Lyon.

Arsenal on brink of Europa League knockout rounds

Having made a perfect start to their Europa League campaign, Arsenal can secure a place in the knockout phase with two group games to spare by beating Red Star Belgrade on Thursday.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reacts to Manchester United defeat against Palace

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reacted to the 2-1 shock defeat against Crystal Palace on Saturday at the Old Trafford.
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