Wiltord to see out Lyon deal
By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Lyon have confirmed Sylvain Wiltord will see out his contract with the Ligue 1 champions.Lyon have confirmed Sylvain Wiltord will see out his contract with the Ligue 1 champions after rejecting the chance to join Rennes.
Rennes tried in vain to land the ex-Arsenal star this summer before recently giving up the chase for the 33-year-old forward.
Lyon have now confirmed Wiltord will fulfil the remainder of his 12-month contract at Stade Gerland before leaving on a free transfer.
"With the international forward having failed to reach an agreement with Rennes, Sylvain Wiltord will stay at Lyon this season," read a club statement.
"Sylvain Wiltord will not go back to the Brittany club where he started his professional career."