Lyon in talks to sign free agent Jerome Boateng

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Ligue 1 side Lyon is hopeful of completing a late summer transfer that would see former Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng join the club for free.

That’s according to a recent report from leading football transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, who claims Lyon are in talks to sign the experienced centre-back.

Following the expiration of his contract with Bayern Munich at the end of last season, Boateng, 32, is now a free agent and available to join any club.

Romano claims that the 32-year-old is being targeted by Lyon, who are clearly keen to add some quality, as well as experience, to their backline.

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It has been noted that the agents of Boateng are currently in ‘direct’ contact with Lyon’s hierarchy, who appear to have a clear run at reaching an agreement with the former German international.

Despite earlier suggestions, Romano has confirmed that both Sevilla and Hertha Berlin are not interested in signing the defender.

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