Mercato: With Caennais Johann Lepennant, OL close to completing their first recruit

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There are only a few details left for OL to settle with Cain to obtain the transfer of Johann Lepennant. The 19-year-old midfielder already agrees with Les Goons.

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OL is trying to get ahead of its next transfer window quickly. While L’Equipe had announced a strong interest from the Rhne club for Johann Lepenant, there are now only details between Les Goons and his current team Stade Malherbe de Caen to end the transfer.

Undisputed holder in Kane this season

Johan Lepennant has already agreed to a contract that he should sign with OL in the coming weeks, the one who is currently tied with Kane until June 2023. The 19-year-old midfielder has played 35 Ligue 2 appearances this season under Stéphane Moulin’s command and featured in 5 matches with the France U20 team.

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A member of the 2022 generation, Johann Lepennant made his first professional appearance in September 2020 with his training club Ken. If he had only had a few minutes to play in the first months, he would have really taken his place in the team. In January 2021, gradually to become a starter. This season, he was undisputed in the middle.

Originally from Granville, Johan Lepenant is a defensive midfielder and has been in the sights of other French and European clubs in recent weeks. In any case, it is a reinforcement that has been announced in midfield, while OL have already formalized Maxence Caqueret’s contract extension in recent days.

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