Ghana international John Boye was rated high on Sunday night after putting up a stellar performance to help his FC Metz side to defeat Olympic Lyon 1-0 in the French Ligue 1. The experienced defender started the matchday 20 fixture of the French Ligue at the Groupama Stadium as one of the two centre-backs selected to help the team chase a positive result.
Lyon have announced the signing of Islam Slimani on an 18-month deal from Leicester City which will run until June 2022. The Ligue 1 club moved for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations winner following the departure of Moussa Dembele to Atletico Madrid on an initial loan, with an option to buy. Slimani joins Rudi Garcia's side on a free transfer having played just 19 minutes of Premier League football for Leicester City in this campaign.
Warriors star Tino Kadewere has been recognised for his fine form at Olympique Lyon after being nominated for the December Player of the Month award in the French Ligue 1. The 25-year-old Zimbabwe international is one of the three nominees for the monthly gong alongside his Cameroonian teammate Karl Toko Ekambi and Lille's Yusuf Yazici.
|Champions League (League Winners): Paris Saint Germain|
|Champions League (League Position): Lille|
|Champions League Qualifying (League Position): Lyon|
|Europa Cup (League Position): Monaco, Rennes|
|Relegation (Playoff Relegation): Nîmes|
|Relegation (League Position): Dijon, Lorient|