Ligue 1 news

Lyon worried by Gourcuff injuries

February 11, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Influential Lyon legend Bernard Lacombe has admitted Yoann Gourcuff is "a worry" to the Ligue 1 side while calling Lisandro Lopez "bloody annoying" at times.

Gourcuff, 26, was among France's brightest hopes when he was the creative inspiration of the Bordeaux team which won the Ligue 1 title in 2009. However, he has struggled to justify his €22 million transfer fee since moving to Stade de Gerland in summer 2010, with a series of injuries limiting him to just 47 top-flight appearances.
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