Foot OL – Official: Léo Dubois at Galatasaray, OL announces his transfer – Olympique Lyonnais

Arrived a few hours ago in Turkey to sign for Galatasaray, Léo Dubois is officially no longer an Olympique Lyonnais player. Indeed, this Thursday evening, the Rhone club confirmed the departure of its former captain.

“Olympique Lyonnais informs of the transfer of its French international defender, Léo Dubois, to the Turkish club Galatasaray for an amount of 2.5 M€, to which may be added a 1 M€ bonus, as well as an incentive of 10 % on any future capital gain.

Trained at FC Nantes, Léo Dubois arrived free of any contract at Olympique Lyonnais in July 2018. Hired for 4 years, he had extended for two additional years the following season after having honored his first selections for the French team.

During his time at OL, the right-back, now 27, played 129 matches in all competitions and scored 5 goals. Captain many times in the colors of Lyon, Léo Dubois also has 13 selections for the Blues, with whom he won the League of Nations in 2021.

Olympique Lyonnais would like to warmly thank Léo Dubois for his investment in the field but also in the associative field, where he notably came to the aid of the partner club of Athletico SC after the tragedy experienced in 2020 in the port of Beirut. OL wishes him a lot of success in his new club in Istanbul.”can we read in the press release from OL, which therefore turns a page with the departure of Dubois.

Despite all the differences he has had with Lyon supporters in recent weeks, Dubois still decided to say a final goodbye to Les Gones in a message on social networks: “To all the Gones, I warmly thank you for your welcome and your support during my four years. Your encouragement pushed us to the gates of the Champions League final.. I will always regret not having won a title with you… I wish you to experience this very quickly… To all the members of the club without exception no , I will never forget the heart you put into making OL roar. Without you, we couldn’t be. May your passion continue to bring new players to the top. Thank you JMA .. See you soon”. In the end, all’s well that ends well!

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