Lyon fight off Marseille to sign attacking midfielder Djibrail Dib to professional deal

L’Équipe report that 17-year-old French attacking midfielder Djibrail Dib has decided to remain with the club that formed him as a teenager and will sign a professional contract with Lyon in the coming days.

His youth contract with OL expired yesterday and he will sign a 3-year professional deal with Les Gones, despite competition from Marseille, who in recent hours made the teenager a formal offer of their own.

OM had pulled out all the stops, evening offering the teen a place in their 1st team squad for next season.

After a long time thinking about it, Dib has decided to remain with OL.

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