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Chelsea is prepared to battle Manchester United in the race to sign Lyon star Moussa Dembele, according to report.

Manchester United target Moussa Dembele vows to remain at Lyon

Moussa Dembele is prepared to frustrate a host of admirers and remain at Lyon - at least until the end of the season.
Nigeria;s striker, Victor Osimhen, has been sanctified fit and ready by medical doctors to play for Lille against Monaco on Saturday in the French Ligue 1 encounter.

Victor Osimhen disappointed with Lille French Cup defeat to Lyon

Victor Osimhen is disappointed with Lille’s exit from the Coupe de la Ligue following Tuesday night semi-final defeat against Olympic Lyon at the Groupama Stadium.
Ajax Amsterdam manager, Erik Ten Hag has warned his players to be cautious of Lille striker Victor Osimhen when the two teams face off in Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League match-day 5 encounter.

Victor Osimhen bags third assist of the season for Lille

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen recorded an assist in Lille’s victory over Olympic Lyon at the Groupama Stadium on Tuesday night.
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.
Memphis Depay - Getty Images

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.

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Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso joins Chinese club Jiangsu Suning

Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three year contract with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning after his two-and-a-half-year spell in the Spanish La Liga with Alaves, the Chinese club confirmed on Wednesday.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

I won’t negotiate with bandits – Kogi governor

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.

Presidency reacts to ‘US visa restrictions’

The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
Strive Masiyiwa, a philanthropist and owner of Econet Global, has now offered to pay the doctors a subsidy to cover living costs through his Higherlife Foundation.

Zimbabwe tycoon’s offer seeks to end to doctor strike

A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon on Wednesday prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
Mikel Arteta celebrates with Héctor Bellerín after Arsenal twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Chelsea. Javier García-BPI-Shutterstock

Sunday Oliseh hails Mikel Arteta after Arsenal’s draw against Chelsea

Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for his dexterity in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw against London rivals Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.