France Football: Olympique Lyonnais decides to renew the contract of Houssem Aouar

Houssem Aouar


The French site « Foot Mercato » has revealed the approach that Olympique Lyonnais will take concerning the future of its Algerian star, Houssem Aouar, which ends in the summer of 2023, less than a month after being close to leaving France to join the Premier League, from the doorstep of the Nottingham Forest club.

Awar nearly completed his move to Nottingham Forest at the Mercato in the summer of 2022, but the latter failed to meet Lyon’s financial demands, in conjunction with other offers to include the player from Crystal Palace and Fulham.

It’s worth noting that interest in Aouar’s inclusion hasn’t stopped just at English Premier League clubs, but has also included other clubs from the Portuguese, Spanish and even French leagues, like Benfica, Real. Betis and Nice. The renewal of Houssem Aouar’s contract with Lyon is expected to put an end to the problems the player suffered at the club, due to his refusal to agree to renew his contract in order to allow his team to benefit from its sale in the future.

It should be noted that Houssem Aouar should register in a few days, his first official appearance with the national team, after having agreed to change his sports nationality from French to Algerian, knowing that he had previously participated with the greatest France in an official match. , but the new FIFA regulations All players of multiple origins have the right to change sporting nationality, as long as their participation does not exceed three matches.

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