Extended last month until 2025, Anthony Lopes plans to end his career in Lyon. But before hanging up the gloves, the Lyon goalkeeper dreams of winning titles with his training club, starting with the prestigious Champions League.
A year later, Anthony Lopes set the record straight. While his superiors hoped to recruit André Onana to compete with him, the Olympique Lyonnais goalkeeper had a convincing season. So much so that the Rhone club offered him an extension last month. Here he is now linked to Les Gones until 2025. And maybe even until the end of his career.
” Do my whole career in Lyon? I’m not too bad offreplied the 31-year-old goalkeeper during a live Instagram event organized by OL. By extending until 2025, I showed my loyalty. It’s something that is close to my heart, so yes there is a high probability that it will happen even if we will see in 2025 what it is. Regarding the post-career, I do not think about it yet. The question does not arise. »
Until then, Anthony Lopes is keen to erase last season, which ended in eighth place in the league. ” It is necessary to rectify the situation whether it is sportingly or humanly in order to respect this coat of arms and these colors, to put the club back in front of the poster in Ligue 1 first and then the longest in Europe behind “, announced the Portuguese international, ready to finish in style with his training club, including on the European scene.
Lopes wants to win everything with OL
” My biggest regret is clearly not having won a trophy with OL yet.said the native of Givors. Yet I played two League Cup finals and when you see the trophy so close, within reach, it’s infuriating. (…) I would like to win the Champions League. In fact, I would like to win all the titles with OL. “With feedback from his” friends » Alexandre Lacazette and Corentin Tolisso, Anthony Lopes feels his team is better equipped to achieve its objectives.