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Junior Alonso set to begin Lille medical today

Gérard Lopez’s purchase of Ligue 1 side Lille is set to finally be ratified by the DNCG tonight, allowing the Luxembourg businessman to get the cheque book out at to begin to sign players.

The first signing of the Lopez era is expected to be 23 year old left-sided defender Junior Alonso from Paraguayan side Cerro Porteño. He is currently already in France and is expected to undergo a first part of his medical this evening, completing it tomorrow morning, according to L’Équipe.

LOSC are still looking to bring in another three players this month after Alonso, including Anwar El-Ghazi, Gerson Santos and Luiz Araujo.

 

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