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Corentin Tolisso signs for Bayern Munich from Lyon

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Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have won the race to sign Corentin Tolisso from Lyon. The 22-year-old France midfielder, who had been linked with Chelsea and Juventus, has signed a five-year contract at the Allianz Arena. Tolisso told fcbayern.com: “I had a wonderful time at Lyon, for which I was very grateful. Now I’m looking forward to playing for one of ...

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Ajax survive Lyon comeback to make Europa League final

There were jubilant scenes at the final whistle as Ajax reached their first European final in 21 years (Image credit: Getty Images)

Ajax held on to resist a tenacious second-leg fightback by Lyon in France and reach the Europa League final – their first European final since 1996. The Dutch side scored first through Kasper Dolberg’s crafty finish to move 5-1 ahead on aggregate. But Alexandre Lacazette’s two goals before half-time and Rachid Ghezzal’s 81st-minute header gave Lyon hope. And Nick Viergever’s ...

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Lacazette: I want to stay at Lyon

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Alexandre Lacazette has disappointed his growing army of admirers after confirming revealing he wants to stay at Lyon for at least another season. The striker’s goalscoring exploits this term have seen him linked with Premier League clubs Arsenal and Liverpool as well as Champions League holders Real Madrid However, the 23-year-old, who has scored 25 goals in 28 Ligue 1 ...

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Ligue 1 round-up: Lyon top the table, Marseille falter

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Lyon regained top spot in Ligue 1 after a narrow home victory over Nantes thanks to a goal from Nabil Fekir. The France Under-21 midfielder found the net after Alexandre Lacazette and Yoann Gourcuff combined to set him up. Lyon were also awarded a late penalty at the Stade Gerland when Nantes goalkeeper Remy Riou fouled Fekir, but Maxime Gonalons ...

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Ligue 1: Ayew brothers grab goals for clubs

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Jordan Ayew and Andre Ayew both found goals for their respective clubs in France over the weekend after the pair returned from the 2015 African Nations Cup in Equatorial Guinea. Jordan came on in the second half for Lorient and scored in their 1-1 home draw with Olympique Lyon at the Stade Moustoir. The forward met a cross from the ...

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