Nice move in sight for OL?


By: Manu Tournoux

Looking for reinforcements for its maintenance operation, Olympique Lyonnais is particularly interested in the Nigerian winger from FC Nantes, Moses Simon.

While Pierre Sage strives to revive Olympique Lyonnais, notably with this great victory against Toulouse (3-0) on Sunday afternoon, the Rhone leaders are preparing for the winter transfer window.

Finally freed from the constraints of the DNCG, John Textor’s club would have a budget of 50 million euros to strengthen the current red lantern in Ligue 1, embarked on a maintenance operation. But Mathieu Louis-Jean, OL’s head of recruitment, does not want to overpay players in an emergency. According to Foot Mercato, it would target elements in difficulty in big clubs, to recover them on loan, or players who will be at the end of their contract next June, which causes their value to drop.

Moses Simon falls into this category. The Nigerian winger from FC Nantes will be free next summer, and OL could try their luck. Author of 3 goals and 5 assists in 15 L1 matches, Simon is one of the main leaders of the Canaries attack, and his profile could bring percussion to the Rhone left flank. Issue ? The FCN is in discussions with its player to try to extend him, and the leaders of the Yellows and Greens do not intend to sell him this winter.

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