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Lopez steps down as Lyon captain

January 11, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Corespondent
Lyon striker Lisandro Lopez has asked to be relieved of the club's captaincy so he can focus more on his own game.

Lopez, 29, has scored six times in 14 top-flight appearances this season as his team enjoyed an excellent first half of the Ligue 1 campaign and reached the knockout stages of the Europa League.

However, the Argentina international forward has told coach Remi Garde he no longer feels he can lead the side.

"It's an important moment. Licha came to me and ...

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