Report: Lyon linked with move for reported Liverpool target Lucas Digne

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Lucas Digne is struggling for games at Paris Saint-Germain and Lyon think they can entice him south this summer.

Last summer, Olympique Lyonnais rescued Christophe Jallet from his struggles at Paris Saint-Germain and now the team that finished second in Ligue 1 this season are, according to Dauphine Libere, planning a return to the capital to try and lure Liverpool target – per the Daily Star - Lucas Digne to the Stade Gerland this summer.

Jallet has played 32 games for Lyon this season and has been among the best right-backs in Ligue 1, a far cry from his struggles under Laurent Blanc.

The French paper reports that Lyon have been closely following Digne's developments this season and think there could be a chance they could take him from the capital.

Still only 21 years old, Digne has struggled for game time behind Brazilian Maxwell, making only 15 appearances for the Ligue 1 champions.

His situation has also alerted Monaco and Liverpool, report the Daily Star. Digne is an excellent young left-back and has Champions League experience playing for Lille before his €15 million move in the summer of 2013. Once part of the PSG set-up, it wasn't long before he gained his first France cap, but has dropped out of Didier Deschamps’ plans since his playing time reduced.

If Digne wants to have any chance of playing at the 2016 European Championships on home soil, he needs games and that may have to be away from Paris.

Lyon see him as the natural replacement for 30-year-old Henri Bedimo - who has failed to repeat last season's form.

Liverpool would have a much better chance of convincing PSG to sell since the capital club won't want to strengthen a direct rival, plus OL would struggle to match PSG's asking prince - even if they did take a loss on the fee they paid out two years ago.

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