By Angu Lesley
Football Writer, kick442.com-Cameroon.
French Ligue Un giants Olympique Lyonnais are monitoring the situation of 30-year-old Algerian defender Djamel Eddine Benlamri at Saudi Arabian club Al-Shabab Riyadh, kick442.com can report.
French radio RMC are reporting that the 2019 AFCON winner is having trouble-times at Al-Shabab and at the same time Lyon has the priority of recruiting a defender this summer are looking at making the most of the player’s situation in Saudi Arabia.
The defender switched to the club in 2016 from ES Setif and has been impressive since then, amassing 73 appearances for the club.
The defender has struggled for game-time this season featuring in nine games as reports of a rift with his club president has stood between him and the chance to be a regular.
Transfermarkt rates the former JS Kabylie defender at just over €1 Million, an amount within the reach for any major European club.
Djamel will be 31 in December, this makes next move possibly the last major move.
The Algerian international with 14 for the North African Nation and was a part of the Algerian side that claimed the country’s second AFCON title last year in Egypt.
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