Foot OL – OL: A flattering offer refused, Barcola explains – Olympique Lyonnais

In full progress with Olympique Lyonnais, Bradley Barcola was rewarded with a first call to the France Espoirs team. The versatile striker has indeed favored the Bleuets to the detriment of Togo who wanted to integrate him with the A.

Bradley Barcola may have done well to show his displeasure through the press. Disappointed with his low playing time in the first part of the season, the Olympique Lyonnais striker had expressed the wish to leave on loan this winter. Le Gone had serious touches in France with Strasbourg, Metz, Nîmes or even Troyes, and even Saint-Gall in Switzerland. Its leaders were then opposed to his departure, especially after the exits of Karl Toko Ekambi and the Brazilian Tetê.

Enough to open the doors of the eleven to Bradley Barcola who, despite his lack of efficiency sometimes underlined by Laurent Blanc, has logically won the favors of his coach… and other technicians. The Lyonnais has indeed received his first call-up for the France Espoirs team of Sylvain Ripoll. The Bleuets coach, after having launched him at the end of the match against England (4-0 defeat), started him against Spain (0-0) on Tuesday. A pride for Bradley Barcola who nevertheless had the opportunity to join the A selection of Togo.

Barcola favors Blueberries

« Yes I have already been approached by the Togolese selectionrevealed the brother of goalkeeper Malcolm Barcola (Tuzla) on Canal +. Me, there is my brother who is already there and who tried to push me to join the selection. I was especially very flattered to be called in A there. But for the moment I am really focused on the France Espoirs team, I hope to make the Euro here, continue here and the rest we will see. “As his career takes off at high speed, the 20-year-old striker can take the time to reflect.


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