Clarity in the Lucas Tousart situation: The Frenchman will finally become a Herthaner on 1st July, the clubs have agreed. The 23-year-old signed a long-term contract in July but spent the remainder of this season on loan at Lyon. After the Corona pandemic took over, it was unclear what the situation would be with Tousart’s contract, but since the French Ligue 1 has now been cancelled and the Champions League is still yet to be determined, the clubs have agreed that Tousart will join in July. “We’re really happy to have some clarity with Lucas and that we can finally welcome him to the club. We had some constructive conversations with Lyon and I’d like to thank them for that,” explained Michael Preetz on Tuesday.
Olympique Lyon are still in the Champions League and they won their first leg against Juventus. The goalscorer in that game was Tousart, who will now be rooting for his old team from Berlin when they eventually play their second leg.