Lyon have confirmed they’re in negotiations with Atletico Madrid over the switch of Moussa Dembele to the LaLiga leaders.
Atletico need to exchange Diego Costa, who had his contract terminated final month.
Diego Simeone desires extra help Luis Suarez in his assault, as they problem on many fronts this season.
It might seem as if Simeone has settled on the previous Fulham and Celtic ahead to fill Costa’s boots.
Following their 2-2 draw at Rennes on Saturday, Lyon’s sporting director Juninho confirmed a deal was within the works.
“Moussa got here to see me, he thinks that that is the second to alter groups, that he has misplaced a little bit of motivation.
“This was not one thing we foresaw, I like him lots.
“Conserving somebody who does probably not need to sustain the depth via the following 5 months, that isn’t best.
“We’re in talks with Atletico, I feel that Moussa has discovered an settlement with Atletico,” Juninho instructed Telefoot.