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Lyon have closed a deal to sign Facundo Pellistri from Peñarol

Ligue 1 side Lyon have finally closed a deal with Peñarol to sign 18-year-old Uruguayan winger Facundo Pellistri, who is expected to arrive in France on Thursday to complete a move, according to L’Équipe.

He is due to participate in a match against Colo-Colo tonight in the Copa Libertadores, in what will be his last game for the Uruguayan outfit.

OL and the Montevideo-based outfit have some finally details to sort this morning, but the agreement is for €5m plus €2m in bonuses, with Peñarol keeping 40% of the player’s future sale rights.

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