Corentin Tolisso has made a return to Olympique Lyonnais following a five year stay in Bavaria. The Frenchman has signed a five year deal with OL. The club announced: “Olympique Lyonnais is extremely happy to announce the return of midfielder, Corentin Tolisso, a world champion and Champions League winner, for the next five seasons, ie until June 30, 2027.
“Like Alexandre Lacazette, a few months before the World Cup, Tolisso has also chosen to wear the Olympique Lyonnais jersey again, after five seasons at Bayern Munich. Having left in the summer of 2017 for the sum of €41.5 million, the 27-year-old French midfielder has rejoined his training club, which he had first joined in 2007.
“Ahead of the 2022/2023 season, which marks the beginning of a new era,. The return of Corentin testifies to the great ambitions of Lyon. And the desire for the club to win titles again.”
Tolisso upon returning to his boyhood club mentioned: ” I am very happy to return and join the club’s new project. Lyon is my city, it’s where I grew up, where I feel at home. And I am returning with great pleasure. I felt a lot of love from the supporters. And I can’t wait to celebrate with them again at Groupama Stadium.”