Official: Mahamadou Diawara moves from PSG to OL

16/06/23 11:12 by Fabien Borne

Olympique Lyonnais have announced the signing of 18-year-old midfielder Mahamadou Diawara from PSG.

Announced a few days ago, the signing of 18-year-old Mahamadou Diawara by OL was made official this Friday by the Lyon club. A box-to-box midfielder, Diawara arrives from PSG as a free agent and has signed a four-year contract with Olympique Lyonnais, running until June 2027. This is his first pro contract.

"Olympique Lyonnais is delighted with the arrival of Mahamadou Diawara, confirming the club's attractiveness for young players, and hopes, like Saël Kumbedi this season, to give him the opportunity to confirm his full potential at the highest level," says OL in its press release.

On his social networks, the young player also commented: "I'm very happy and proud to announce the signing of my first professional contract with OL. I'd like to thank my family, my friends and my agents for their unfailing support from the start. I'd also like to thank my training clubs Es Viry Châtillon and PSG for enabling me to reach this important stage in my career. I'm now ready to give my all on the pitch to make the fans of this great club proud. We are Olympique Lyonnais!