Caen midfielder Johann Lepenant set to join Lyon

RMC Sport report that young Caen midfielder Johann Lepenant is set to become Lyon’s first summer signing, having agreed personal terms.

The 19-year-old, who is under contract with the Normandy side until the end of next season, is expected to sign his deal with Les Gones in the upcoming weeks.

The defensive-minded player has been a key member of Caen’s team this year, starting 35 games in Ligue 2 this year for his formative club.

He had attracted interest from other clubs, with Foot Mercato previously reporting that Atlético Madrid were following him as well as other European sides.

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