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Defender Tagliafico joins Lyon on a 3-year deal from Ajax

LYON, France (AP) — Left-back Nicolas Tagliafico joined bold French membership Lyon from Ajax on a three-year deal Saturday.

Lyon stated it paid 4.2 million euros ($4.3 million) to signal the 29-year-old Tagliafico, who has made 40 worldwide appearances for Argentina. He’s additionally proven an eye fixed for purpose, having scored 16 objectives in 169 video games for the Dutch membership.

Lyon gained the final of its seven straight French titles in 2008 however has fallen far behind Qatar-backed Paris Saint-Germain.

The membership completed a disappointing eighth final season and out of the European locations however has massive ambitions below its new American proprietor John Textor.

Lyon introduced again France midfielder Corentin Tolisso from German champion Bayern Munich and reunited him along with his former teammate Alexandre Lacazette, who joined from Premier League membership Arsenal.

Tolisso gained 5 Bundesliga titles, so as to add to the Champions League and the Membership World Cup in 2020, scoring 21 objectives in 118 appearances.


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