Lyon set to sign Rennes striker

Briand will replace Sidney Govou, who has decided to leave Lyon after seeing out his contract at the club.

“We can say without reservation that Jimmy Briand is coming to Lyon on June 15 to pass the medical examination,” said Aulas.

“We have already reached agreement with him. There are just some details to sort with Rennes.

“We have wanted to sign him for four years.”