Eugénie Le Sommer extends contract with OL through 2021
Hours after Thursday night's Women's Champions League win (2-1) over FC Barcelona, Eugénie Le Sommer signed a new contract linking her with Olympique Lyonnais through June 2021. The OL and French national team striker put pen to paper in the club offices at Groupama Stadium, along with President Jean-Michel Aulas and head coach Reynald Pedros.
A Lyon player since 2010, Le Sommer recently become the club's all-time leading scorer with 229 goals in 250 games. She's a seven-time league champion, six-time Coupe de France champion, and four-time Women's Champions League winner with the team.
Eugénie Le Sommer :
"I am very proud to play at OL and I'm very happy that the club trusts me. I am very happy to continue my adventure here. I still hope to win a lot more trophies and continue being a part of the club's history."
Reynald Pedros :
"We've been wanting to extend Eugenie's contract for a while. This means that she is entirely a part of this project. She is a player of great quality and she's important for the group. When it was suggested to the President, he immediately agreed because he knows that she is part of the OL family and our project. "