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Wednesday November 11 2020
De Sciglio: 'Lyon believed in me'

Mattia De Sciglio explains why he chose to leave Juventus for a loan spell at Olympique Lyonnais. ‘They believed in me.’

The Italy international had also been linked with several other teams over the summer, but he picked a new experience in Ligue 1.

“I chose to come to Lyon because they believed in me and showed that they genuinely wanted me here,” De Sciglio told the official Lyon website.

“The trust they put in me pushed me to accept the loan straight away. The time had also come for me to try an experience abroad.

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Wednesday November 4 2020
De Sciglio: 'I could have played in Pirlo's Juve'

Juventus loanee Mattia De Sciglio believes he could have been useful at the Allianz Stadium this season. ‘I’m convinced I could have carved out a space’.

The 28-year-old was loaned out to Olympique Lyonnais during the summer, after having appeared once in Serie A 2020-21 for the Old Lady.

He has yet to start in Ligue 1 for Lyon but has appeared twice in the League after his move to the Groupama Stadium.

But the versatile defender believes he could have been useful for Andrea Pirlo’s 3-5-2 system at the Bianconeri.

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Saturday October 24 2020
Paqueta: 'No rancour towards Milan'

Lucas Paqueta assures he feels ‘no rancour’ towards Milan following his transfer to Olympique Lyonnais. ‘My football is about joy.’

The Brazilian failed to make an impact at San Siro after his €38.5m plus bonuses move from Flamengo in January 2019.

He was sold to Lyon in September for €20m plus a 15 per cent cut of any future sale.

“I feel no rancour towards Milan, nor a desire for revenge,” Paqueta told L’Equipe.

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Saturday October 17 2020
Juve chose Chiesa over Aouar

According to transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio, Juventus had both Federico Chiesa and Houssem Aouar in their grasp, but could only sign one.

The Bianconeri secured Chiesa from Fiorentina, on loan with option to buy that is practically an obligation, on deadline day.

“Fabio Paratici is one of those directors who is always working on several fronts at the same time,” Sky Sport Italia pundit Di Marzio told JB Live.

“Up until a few hours before the deadline, Juve had Aouar in their grasp, but could only sign one between him and Chiesa.

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Monday October 5 2020
Official: De Sciglio moves to Lyon

Juventus have officially announced Mattia De Sciglio leaves the Allianz Stadium and moves on loan to Olympique Lyonnais.

The full-back has spent three seasons with the Bianconeri, picking up three Scudetti, one Coppa Italia and one Supercoppa Italiana.

“The full-back, who arrived in the summer of 2017, will continue his career at Olympique Lyonnais, where he will play on loan for this season that has just started,” the statement from Juventus read.

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Sunday October 4 2020
De Sciglio to Lyon creates room for Chiesa

According to Sky Sport Italia, Juventus full-back Mattia De Sciglio is in advanced negotiations with Lyon, which would create room for Federico Chiesa.

The former Milan defender has long been on the exit list, but could never agree terms for a transfer.

He had even been close to PSG last summer and again in January.

It’s reported De Sciglio will join Olympique Lyonnais on loan, with the French club covering his salary.

That alone will be enough to make room in the squad for Juve’s next purchase, Fiorentina winger Chiesa.

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Saturday October 3 2020
Lyon lock down Aouar and Depay

Lyon have reportedly ended all negotiations for Memphis Depay and Houssem Aouar, blocking off Barcelona, Juventus and Arsenal.

President Jean-Michel Aulas had warned he would not sell the stars if a deal had not been done by Friday and was seemingly true to his word.

According to RMC Sport, club sources told them any talks for these players had been terminated.

Depay was the first choice for Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman as replacement for Luis Suarez.

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Wednesday September 30 2020
Official: Milan sell Paqueta to Lyon

It is now official, Olympique Lyonnais have signed Lucas Paqueta from Milan for a reported €21m plus a percentage of his sell-on fee.

The deal had been done yesterday and he passed his medical this afternoon, signing the contract on Wednesday evening.

It’s believed to be worth €21m plus a percentage of his future sell-on fee.

“It was important for us to get a great signing and Lucas is that,” said President Jean-Michel Aulas in his press conference.

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Wednesday September 30 2020
Pioli: 'Paqueta must believe in himself'

Stefano Pioli confirms Lucas Paqueta’s transfer to Olympique Lyonnais and gives the Milan midfielder advice. ‘He has to believe in himself.’

The Brazilian is expected to complete the move this evening for €20m plus a percentage of his sell-on fee.

“I thank him for his efforts and wish him all the best,” said coach Pioli in today’s press conference.

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Tuesday September 29 2020
Done deal: Paqueta moves to Lyon

Milan have reportedly reached an agreement with Olympique Lyonnais over Lucas Paqueta, who seems set for a move to Ligue 1.

The Brazilian arrived from Flamengo for €38.4m in January 2019 but has struggled to convince during his time at San Siro.

Lyon have been linked with the 23-year-old in recent weeks and Sky Sport Italia reveals Milan have reached an agreement with the French side over the midfielder.

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