OL Academy signs Chinese striker Junwei Ju
OL U19 head coaches Stéphane Roche and Gilles Rousset have added a new player to the team's ranks: Chinese forward Junwei Yu, who officially signed with Lyon on Friday after two standout seasons with the Vannes U17s.
Born in 2000, Junwei Yu began his football career in the city Chengdu, where one of China's most renowned football academies is located. The 18-year-old is now ready to take the next big step with Olympique Lyonnais.
Junwei Yu's first words as an OL player
"OL are one of France's best teams. It's a great pleasure to come here. It's a great honor to have the opportunity to play with the U19 team. I am comfortable on both sides, creating chances and scoring. "