Aulas grills Longoria on this Ligue 2 player!

A time tracked by OM, Johann Lepenant should head for Lyon, where he will sign in the coming days. The operation could be concluded for an amount of around 6 million euros, not counting any bonuses.

According to information confirmed by L’Équipe, Johann Lepenant will commit to Lyon. The midfielder from Stade Malherbe de Caen would have agreed with the leaders on a contract until June 2027. His transfer should bring in 6 million euros, plus any bonuses. The agreement between the two clubs has been reached and the defensive midfielder’s contract will have to be provided with a percentage on resale. Aged 19, Lepenant was followed by many clubs in France, including OM and AS Monaco, who would have liked to overtake Lyon, long in the lead on this issue. One thing is almost certain, Johann Lepenant should discover Ligue 1 next season, he who had made a decisive pass in Ligue 2 with Caen.

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The defensive midfielder was long tracked by the club by Monaco to replace Tchouaméni who was about to leave for Real Madrid. OM saw Lepenant as the perfect replacement for Boubacar Kamara. Playing as a defensive midfielder, but still able to move a notch higher in the field, Johann Lepenant had only one year left on his contract and would have been recruited at a lower cost, which would have been perfect for the finances for the club.

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