Foot OL – official: Cornet in Burnley, Lyon touched less than 15 million euros – Olympique Lyonnais

Olympique Lyonnais has formalized the transfer of Maxwel Cornet and specifies the amount of the transaction. For OL we will be below the expected 15 million euros.

The day after his medical visit to Burnley, and although he hesitated a lot before agreeing to play in the Premier League, clearly preferring the Bundesliga, Maxwel Cornet signed his five-year contract with the English club. OL then unveiled the financial details of this transfer.

« Olympique Lyonnais informs of the transfer of its Ivorian international, Maxwel Cornet, to the English club Burnley (Premier League) for an amount of € 15 million, of which 15% will be donated to FC Metz as part of the capital gain achieved by the ‘OL on this operation. Arrived at Olympique Lyonnais in January 2015 from FC Metz for an amount of 400,000 euros, Maxwel Cornet will have played 252 matches with OL, including 184 in Ligue 1 scoring 51 goals, including several decisive against Manchester City in the Ligue des Champions. Selected 21 times with the Ivorian national team (4 goals), the 24-year-old striker, who can also play as a left-back, is now one of the 30 most capped players in the club’s history. All of Olympique Lyonnais would like to thank Maxwel Cornet for his investment and professionalism during all his seasons in Lyon and wish him success with his new club, Burnley “, Indicates Olympique Lyonnais in a press release.

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