Lyon rejected the signing of Marcelo
Ensures the ‘Foot-Mercato’ that Marcelo was offered to Olympique de Lyon, but the French team, after studying his signing, decided to reject the Brazilian due to his high salary, of a new million euros.
After finishing a long and historic 16-year stint at Real Madrid, Marcelo is looking for a new team. At 34 years of age and with his high salary, it is more than complicated for a team to assume the stature of the Brazilian left-back.
According to ‘Foot-Mercato’, Marcelo was offered to Olympique Lyon, but the French club, after seriously considering his signing, rejected this option due to the Brazilian international’s high salary.
The fact is that Marcelo’s salary is around nine million euros, an amount that Lyon’s directors considered excessive, especially considering that he is 34 years old and that last season with the Merengues he only played 18 games. officers, seven of which as holders.
Despite having several offers on the table, the former Fluminense player still hasn’t found a new team after a lifetime devoted to Real Madrid, where he made history thanks to his 546 official games played.