Foot OL – Plagued at OL, Cornet new star in the Premier League – Olympique Lyonnais
Maxwel Cornet impresses everyone with Burnley. His teammates, supporters and even the English press are inflamed for the former Olympique Lyonnais player.
The Maxwel-mania seizes England. The Ivorian international already enjoyed good odds across the Channel thanks to his remarkable performances against Manchester City in the Champions League with OL in recent seasons. The « executioner » of Pep Guardiola is now the happiness of Burnley, who recruited him for 15 ME last summer. Some observers had considered this sale to be almost unexpected. Maxwel Cornet, almost systematically used at the left side post since the passage of Rudi Garcia in Lyon, is used higher up in the field with the Clarets. And now spared from physical glitches, it does damage. He has already scored four goals in seven appearances and just five starts, the most recent of which was against Brentford last weekend. Fans are already singing to his glory on Turf Moor.
« He can transform a match, inspire a team, lift a crowd »
His teammates are also under the spell, like Chris Wood. “He’s lively, he’s fresh, he has the exuberance that we probably needed at this club and he adapted very quickly. He is a fantastic player, lively in training, who shows it on the pitch, who scores goals, who is excellent for the team and ultimately he is a very good boy, which is why he fits in. so well in the group « , rejoiced the striker Saturday after the victory. The English press is just as rave. LancsLive devotes a long article to it and uses strong words. « Cornet gives the conviction among all that he can transform a game, inspire a team, lift a crowd and ultimately play a major role in keeping Burnley safe »writes journalist Alex James. At only 25 years old, Maxwel Cornet made a dream debut in the best world championship.