Speaking at Lyon’s bi-annual financial press conference, transcribed in RMC Sport – club president Jean-Michel Aulas indicated that the club had tried to bring back Maxime Gonalons this past transfer window.
The 32-year-old, now at Granada, played for Les Gones from 2009 to 2017 after coming through the club’s youth academy, and is a former French international.
“We contacted him during the international break and he told us what he recently said during an interview. That he’s open to a return but that he’s not the one who decides. It’s the manager who does.”