Lyon Sign Kone From Lille

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Lyon have announced the signing of Youssouf Kone from Lille the Ligue 1 club said on Twitter.


The left-back wiil replace Ferland Mendy who left for Real Madrid on July 1.

Kone, a Mali international, established himself as first-choice after Christmas last season as Lille finished runners-up to Paris Saint-Germain in the French top-flight.

Lyon have not disclosed a fee, but reports say it is around €9m (£8m/$10m).