Lyon Announce Michel Bastos Will Remain At The Club

The Brazilian winger will not be going anywhere...
Lyon have announced through a statement on their official website that they have no intention of selling versatile left-sided star Michel Bastos. The 27-year-old has been linked with Juventus as of late in the Italian press.

"Olympique Lyon would like to clarify that Brazilian international Michel Bastos will remain at our club and therefore there is no question of any transfer, contrary to some rumours," read the press release.

"OL and coach Claude Puel are happy with his performances and his contribution to the success of the club in his first season with Lyon and for Brazil, with whom he played in the quarter-finals of the World Cup.

"Bastos is part of the group of players in which OL wants to achieve a great season, both in French competitions and the Champions League."

The former Lille star made 47 appearances for the club in all competitions in 2009-10, finding the net 15 times in the process.

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