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Lyon president:
Jeff Reine-Adelaide is 'much closer' to Hertha than Rennes

By Rune Gjerulff

Olympique Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas says Hertha BSC are closer to signing Jeff-Reine Adelaide than Stade Rennes.

Jeff Reine-Adelaide.
Jeff Reine-Adelaide.Photo: Кирилл Венедиктов, Soccer.ru, CC BY-SA 3.0

Hertha BSC appear to be front-runners to sign Olympique Lyon midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide.


Speaking to Canal+, Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas says Hertha are 'much closer' to agreeing a deal for Reine-Adelaide than Stade Rennes, who have also been linked with the 22-year-old.

"Jeff is much closer to Hertha BSC than to Stade Rennes at the moment," Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas told Canal+.

"We're still in negotiations," he added.

According to reports, Lyon are holding out for €30 million for the former Arsenal youngster.


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