Andre Onana has been associated with a move to Arsenal and Inter, but looks convinced for a transfer to France instead.
Clubs are negotiating
Lyon is in talks to sign Ajax’s Andre Onana, the goalkeeper’s agent confirmed. Cameroon International has been involved with the move this summer with Arsenal and Inter have reported to seek to sign him. But the 25-year-old is set to reunite with former Ajax coach Peter Bosz instead, with the Dutch news source of the number, reporting that his agent has confirmed a personal agreement has been reached with the French club.
Andre Onana’s agent Albert Botines said Lyon and Ajax are negotiating an agreement ahead of the new season. According to Albert Botines, yes, they are interested. The clubs are negotiating. There is talk that the former Barcelona player will sign a five-year deal with the Ligue 1 side. The French outlet says Ajax is demanding about € 10 million for Andre Onana, although Lyon is hoping to shout them down to a € 6 million deal plus bonuses.
A little about Andre Onana
Andre Onana was hit by a 12-month suspension from football in February after testing positive for a banned substance. Ajax and Andre Onana claim the substance was in his system because he took his wife’s medicine by accident. He appealed the ban and it was reduced to nine months in June. Andre Onana will be able to start training again in September and will be eligible to play again in November.
Andre Onana joined Ajax from Barcelona in 2015 and started playing in the second round of Dutch football with Under 21 teams. He was promoted to the main team in 2016 after Jasper Cillessen left the giants the Eredivisie. Andre Onana was the undisputed top goalkeeper of choice for five seasons until he was banned from playing.