OL want to keep Cherki, OM formalizes its first recruit

OL want to keep Cherki, OM formalizes its first recruit

OL offers an extension to Rayan Cherki, OM finds its first summer recruit or a former FC Barcelona player who is bouncing back to La Liga: all the information from the football transfer window for this Wednesday, June 19, 2024.

Lilian Brassier is OM’s first summer recruit

The 24-year-old central defender will join Olympique de Marseille. Author of a successful season with Stade Brestois (30 matches, 3 goals in Ligue 1), the Argenteuil native is the Marseille club’s first summer recruit. Approached by Bournemouth and Wolfsburg, Lilian Brassier decided to give his agreement to OM to continue his career in France. He is expected to sign a five-year contract. The transfer could be around 10 million euros, according to The Team.

Towards an extension of Rayan Cherki at OL?

With only one year left on his contract, Rayan Cherki could extend his lease in Lyon, according to information from The Team. Olympique Lyonnais offered him a contract until 2028 with a pay cut. The 20-year-old currently earns more than 300,000 euros per month. But his training club would like to keep him so that he does not leave for free next summer. Tracked by PSG, its future is not yet sealed on the Rhône side while OL has not ruled out a sale.

Jasper Cillessen in Las Palmas

Jasper Cillessen returns to the Spanish sun by joining UD Las Palmas. After a final experience at NEC Nijmegen, the Dutch goalkeeper signed with the 16th in La Liga for his third stint in the Iberian Peninsula after stints at FC Barcelona (2016-2019) and Valencia (2019-2022). Starting goalkeeper for the Netherlands at the 2014 World Cup, he has not participated in an international competition with the selection since this last competition.

OL women have a new coach

After the departure of Sonia Bompastor, the women’s Olympique Lyonnais found her replacement with the Australian Joe Montemurro. Coach of Juventus Turin for the last three seasons, he was on the Arsenal bench between 2017 and 2021. In London, he won the FA Cup and the Championship. But above all he will have to obtain a trophy that he has never lifted in his career with the Lyonnaises: the Champions League.


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