Report: Celtic loan star John Guidetti wanted by Lyon

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Guidetti is wanted by French club Lyon, after an impressive loan spell with Celtic.

As per a report in L’Equipe, Lyon are keen on signing John Guidetti on a free transfer this summer, with his Manchester City contract set to expire.

The 23-year-old forward has spent this season on loan with Scottish champions Celtic, scoring 15 goals in 35 games across all competitions to help Ronny Deila’s men win the double.

The Swedish international has been linked with a permanent transfer to Parkhead this summer, as per the Daily Mail, but now Lyon are hoping to secure his signature after an impressive campaign.

The Ligue 1 outfit finished second this season, securing qualification to the Champions League group stages, and that could be the thing that draws Guidetti in a move to France.

The Bhoys still have to qualify for the group stages of the competition, and as proven this season, that is not an easy task.

Guidetti’s decision will likely rest upon playing opportunities, quality of football and the presence of European qualification, and Lyon can offer all three of those to a good level.

However, the Swedish forward may choose a move to Celtic having enjoyed his campaign under Deila, and with consistent football still looking likely ahead of next season at Parkhead.

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