360 Gist Pilot: Official: Lyon Signs Bertrand Traore From Chelsea For €10m

Monday, 26 June 2017

Official: Lyon Signs Bertrand Traore From Chelsea For €10m

The Burkina Faso international, has completed move to French Ligue 1.

He spent last season on loan at Ajax, he started just 16 matches for the Blues scoring four goals.

Chelsea striker Bertrand Traore has completed a €10 million move to Lyon.

Traore has reportedly signed  a five-year deal.

The 21-year-old, last year helped Ajax reach the Europa League final having joined on a season-long loan deal.

Burkina Faso international Traore made his Blues debut in 2015, he made 16 starts in the 2015-16 season under Jose Mourinho, scoring four goals.

He scored 13 goals in 35 appearances for the Ajax last campaign.

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas and head coach Bruno Gensio announced Traore's arrival at the club.

"He has a great versatility for us, he is able to play on one side or in the middle, can take up spaces and bring something to the game that is different from what we are used to doing," Genesio said.

"He was one of the players we wanted to see at Olympique Lyonnais."

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