The departure of Lucas Paqueta is difficult to accommodate the fans in Lyon. Houssem Aouar will be targeted by Benfica, Nice and Fulham and could also leave OL. The transition period takes a worrying turn in the Rhone.
The arrival of John Textor was supposed to allow for an ambitious transition period. €40 million was initially invested in recruitment. However, the entrepreneur’s money will not be injected until later and the summer is not going as supporters had imagined. The departure of Lucas Paqueta, five days before the end of the transfer market, caused a real shock on social networks.
Al-Awar can leave too
The Brazilian has already joined the ranks of West Ham in a €42m transfer deal, plus €19m in bonuses. OL could receive 10% of future capital gains, and 15% of the operation amount was donated to his former club AC Milan. Meanwhile, Lyon announced the departure of Tino Kadewere, on loan to Mallorca. And Hossam Al-Aawar could leave the training of Jean-Michel Aulas.
The France international will be in the eyes of many clubs: Benfica, Nice and Fulham are considering him to strengthen their midfield. according to the teamThe Portuguese made an offer of close to 10 million euros, but the player would not be thrilled. OGCN will be spot on, but the midfielder won’t make it a priority either. Houssem Al-Awar will be more inclined to sign a cougar, in the Premier League. The only concern is that Fulham’s leaders will not be able to fund his move.
On the arrivals side, a few names are circulating. Amin Al-Juwairi (Nice) will not be unanimous internally, and he himself will not consider returning. There are now less than two days left to finish the enlistment. The time Bruno Ciro allowed himself to fuse in the competitors’ transfer window seems a long way off…