Lyon Rumors & News

  • Emmanuel Adebayor brutally rejected by Lyon

    Give Me Sport "Taking a chance on Emmanuel Adebayor is always going to be a gamble. The striker has had countless opportunities in his career, but seems to have a gift for alienating managers and fans alike. Having left Crystal Palace in the summer following a woeful spell which saw him score just one..." September 17

  • Lacazette overcomes obstacles at Lyon to emerge as a €70m transfer prize

    ESPN FC "What a difference 12 months can make. At this time last year, Alexandre Lacazette was struggling. His fitness was lacking, fans were not pleased and he could not have looked unhappier. Coming off the best season of his career -- he scored 27 goals in 33 Ligue 1 matches in 2014-15 -- his summer..." August 16

  • Alexandre Lacazette to Arsenal transfer back on?

    Pro Soccer Talk "Arsenal’s interest in Alexandre Lacazette could yet bear fruit. The Lyon and France striker, 25, has been a summer-long target for Arsene Wenger but Lyon rejected a bid of $38.5 million from Arsenal last week and issued a public statement saying Lacazette was going nowhere. However, Lyon’s..." August 02

  • Arsenal ready to make new £35 million bid for Alexandre Lacazette

    The Telegraph "Arsenal are ready to test Lyon’s assertion that Alexandre Lacazette is not for sale by making an improved bid for the France striker. Having failed to persuade Jamie Vardy to leave Premier League champions Leicester City, Arsene Wenger had also targeted Lacazette but had an initial 35 million..." July 30

  • Arsenal plan fresh and “final” £33m bid for Lyon’s star striker Alexandre Lacazette

    Squawka "Arsenal are planning an improved offer for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette but are not prepared to spend more than £33.7 million (€40m) to bring him to the Emirates Stadium. Lyon announced on Tuesday that they had rejected a £29.5m (€35m) bid from the Gunners for Lacazette, although Squawka..." July 29

  • Arsenal transfer target Alexandre Lacazette CAN go despite Lyon's denials — but will cost £40million-plus

    Daily Mirror "Lyon have told Arsenal they will have to pay £40million plus bonuses to sign striker Alexandre Lacazette. The French club set out their terms BEFORE Arsene Wenger moved for the 25-year-old with a bid of just £29.3m (€35m). Lyon have confirmed that the Gunners' offer has been received, and..." July 27

  • Arsenal have £29m offer for Alexandre Lacazette rejected by Lyon

    The Guardian "Arsenal have had an offer of €35m (£29.3m) for the Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette rejected. Lyon denied that Arsenal have submitted a new bid of €48m for the 25-year-old France international, whom they insist is not for sale." July 26

  • Arsenal in Alexandre Lacazette transfer battle with West Ham and Atletico Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is set for a meeting with the £45m-rated Lyon and France striker's representatives this week after missing out on Jamie Vardy Arsenal are involved in a three-way battle for French striker Alexandre Lacazette. Manager Arsene Wenger – who missed out on Jamie Vardy..." June 26

  • Lyon confirm West Ham's €40m Lacazette bid rejected "The 24-year-old is Slaven Bilic's priority signing this summer but the Ligue 1 outfit's president has hinted at a lack of interest in the move from the striker Lyon have confirmed they rejected West Ham's €40 million (£31m) bid for Alexandre Lacazette, hinting the striker opted against the move." May 22

  • West Ham in discussion with striker Alexandre Lacazette

    Daily Mail "West Ham plan to hold talks over Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette as they prepare to break the club’s transfer record to mark their arrival at the Olympic Stadium. Lacazette, 24, has been linked with a move to Barcelona where he would be an understudy to Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar,..." May 01

  • Tottenham preparing summer move for Lyon defender Samuel Umtiti ahead of Champions League return

    Daily Mirror "Tottenham are looking at Lyon defender Samuel Umtiti to reinforce their defensive line ahead of next season’s Champions League campaign. The Cameroon-born central defender has attracted admiring glances from clubs across Europe, including Barcelona, but it is Spurs that have made the greatest..." April 27

  • Tottenham lead Alexandre Lacazette transfer chase ahead of Liverpool, Manchester United and Everton

    Daily Mirror "Tottenham are leading the race to sign Alexandre Lacazette. The Lyon striker is already on the wanted list of Manchester United, Liverpool and Everton. But he now looks certain to go to White Hart Lane in a £23.5million deal at the end of the season. Spurs have been told the 24-year-old..." April 24

  • Alexandre Lacazette back on Red Devils radar, say L'Equipe

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are reportedly plotting a summer move for Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette. Lacazette almost moved to the Premier League in January when a £22million fee was agreed with Newcastle, but the switch fell through. Now United have joined the race, according to L'Equipe, and are..." April 23

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