On Friday, Fabrizio Romano and RMC announced an agreement reached between Olympique Lyonnais and Feyenoord regarding the transfer of Tyrell Malacia. The reality is different.
Barely 24 hours ago, the recruitment unit of Olympique Lyonnais seemed to have completed the third signing of this transfer window after those of Alexandre Lacazette and Johann Lepenant. Because almost simultaneously, two sources confirmed that Jean-Michel Aulas and his counterpart from the Dutch club Feyenoord had agreed on the future transfer of international defender Tyrell Malacia. Fabrizio Romano even claimed that the operation had been completed for 15 million euros, despite the forcing of Manchester United and Newcastle who tried everything to sign the 22-year-old left-back. We were not yet at Here we go “, as the Italian journalist specializing in the transfer window likes to say, but not very far. Which obviously made OL supporters happy, happy to see their club regain ambitions on the transfer market. Yes, but here it is, on the side of everyday life Progress, we inquired directly with Olympique Lyonnais. And the reality would be different.
Lyon senses the danger in the Tyrell Malacia case
OL are obviously still very interested in Tyrell Malacia, that is not the question, but no deal has been found at 15 million euros. And on the side of the Lyon leaders we regret it, because we still fear the danger represented by Manchester United. ” Unfortunately, we don’t have an agreement with Feyenoord “Said an internal source at OL in the regional daily. And the media to specify that the Red Devils insist heavily in order to change the minds of the leaders of the Dutch club, Erik ten Hag, who necessarily knows Tyrell Malacia very well, wanting at all costs to bring him to Old Trafford. For the moment, Olympique Lyonnais is obviously holding the rope, but it will have to do better than the current financial offer to win the signing of the Dutch defender, a few bonuses perhaps being able to finally lead to an agreement. . A real.