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Maxwel Cornet extends deal at Lyon until 2021

Maxwel Cornet has been rewarded with a new contract at Lyon.

Young striker Maxwel Cornet has signed an extended contract with Lyon.

The 19-year-old has made 39 appearances and scored 12 goals in all competitions for the club, who have finished second in Ligue 1 for the last two seasons.

Cornet's new deal commits him to the club until 2021, two years longer than his previous contract.

 By PA Sport

Lyon sign young striker Gnaly Maxwel Cornet from Metz

French league leaders Lyon have signed teenage hot property Gnaly Maxwel Cornet from Metz.

Cornet, 18, moves with immediate effect to the Ligue 1 front-runners and has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal, Metz announced on their official website.

The forward has been out of favour with Metz this season, having told...