Lovren signs new Lyon deal

Croatia international Dejan Lovren has signed a new contract with French side Lyon.

The two-year contract extension will keep Lovren at Lyon until the summer of 2016.

“Olympique Lyonnais welcomes the new long-term agreement for Dejan Lovren, who, at 22, is one of the young players in which l’O.L. intends to rely on going forward,” a statement on the club’s official website read.

Lovren joined Lyon from Dinamo Zagreb in January 2010 for an undisclosed fee.