07/18/2022 10:49 p.m. | UPDATED ON 07/18/2022 AT 10:55 PM
Burned by their failure in the case of Tyrell Malacia, who preferred to slip away and join Manchester United, OL cautiously advanced their pawns to strengthen the left lane of their defense.
Peter Bosz’s priority is identified and his name is Nicolas Tagliafico. Bruno Cheyrou, the recruitment manager of the Rhone club, finally advanced to the representatives of the 29-year-old Argentinian international, reports L’Equipe. Les Gones having been in agreement for ten days with the leaders of Ajax for a transfer of 4 million euros.
Only the player is not easily convinced. So the Lyonnais have worked on their plan B, which could not be the Ecuadorian from Villarreal Pervis Estupinan, too expensive from the top of his 20 million euros claimed by the yellow submarine.
The preferred track in the event of another setback for OL would lead to young Nantes player Quentin Merlin, valued at 10 million euros by his club. And the international Espoirs tricolor would not be insensitive to this interest, according to the sports daily concerned.
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