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Garde: Briand still has Lyon role to play

February 27, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Remi Garde has insisted Jimmy Briand can still play a part in Lyon's push for the Ligue 1 title, adding that the France international has not been frozen out of his squad.

Briand, 27, looked likely to leave Lyon last month after the club agreed terms on a loan deal with second-tier side Monaco as part of their bid to reduce their wage bill. The forward even travelled to the principality for a medical before deciding against the switch, and has yet to feature since.

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