Jerome Boateng joins Olympique Lyon

By Obiajulu Chiagoziem

Former Bayern Munich player Boateng has joined Lyon as a free agent.

The German international center back’ after an impressive seasons at Bayern, decided to leave after 10 good years in Bavaria as a free agent and has now been signed by Lyon until 2023.

Boateng played 229 Bundesliga matches at Bayern, a record only bettered by three
team-mates over that period, they are Thomas Muller (311), Manuel Neuer (282) and David Alaba (276).

“I want to thank everyone for the warm welcome. I can’t wait to write a new chapter in my story. I can’t wait to meet my team-mates. I know the team is young and I will try to bring my experience.” He said at a news conference.

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