Manchester United and Real Madrid were both keens on marking Rayan Cherki before president Jean-Michel Aulas revealed he focused on a professional contract with Lyon.
Cherki is viewed as one of the major rising stars in Ligue 1, and while he just played on twelve occasions last season, he scored three goals to turn into the most youthful ever scorer in the club and set up two progressively, catching the eye with his flair and trust.
All things considered, sometime before he appeared last autumn for Lyon against Dijon, his talent had created swells all through Europe and Aulas says that two of the world’s greatest clubs were attempting to sign the 16-year-old wonder.
“He’s a player that will go to the most elevated level. That is the reason we have done all that we can to sign him. Real Madrid and Manchester United were the two clubs who became included when we won his certainty. We want to see him prevail in Lyon. We want to help him and that is the reason we ‘re attempting to get his career going on. We want him to become not only a leader for our attack in the years to come, however a leader in the academy,” Aulas told Telefoot.
Meanwhile, this summer, OL is facing the chance of losing another of their childhood items, with Houssem Aouar being connected to a potential move to Manchester City or Juventus.
Nonetheless, Aulas has given an update on the status of the creative midfielder and says there is nothing yet to report.
“We have not had any proposals or even a solicitation for any information about him for the occasion, however, I realize many clubs may be keen on him,” he said.
Lyon faces a summer of uncertainty with the contract from Memphis Depay up the following summer, while their solitary course to Europe next season is to win the Champions League.
They have a 1-0 advantage over Juventus in the European rivalry, after the principal leg of their last-16 tie.