In the early morning of October 1st, Beijing time, Lyon officially announced that Paquetta had officially joined the team. He had signed a five-year contract with the French giants.
Lyon stated that the club bought the 23-year-old Brazilian midfielder Paqueta from AC Milan for 20 million euros. This player has been watched by Leon Sports Director Juninho for several months.
French media GFFN believes that Paqueta joining Lyon is likely to become Adelaide's successor. Lyon has accepted Hertha Berlin’s offer of 27 million euros for the latter on Wednesday local time.