@Africa Only @Geo; Everywhere African All Stars Transfers Toko Ekambi: Lyon sign Cameroon forward on loan from Villarreal 1 min read 10 months ago sportshqlive_z4xzn2 Toko Ekambi: Lyon sign Cameroon forward on loan from Villarreal | Goal.com Villarreal Taiye Taiwo 21:10 GMT 20/01/2020 The Cameroonian striker has completed a temporary return to France to boost Rudi Garcia’s frontline for the remainder of the season Lyon have announced the signing of Karl Toko Ekambi on loan from Villarreal until June 2020, with the option to buy. Toko Ekambi’s signing comes as a reinforcement for the Kids who lost Memphis Depay to a serious knee injury in December. The Indomitable Lions forward previously played for Angers in the Ligue 1 where he won the Marc-Vivien Foe prize before switching to Spain to team up with Villarreal in 2018. During his one-and-a-half-year stint in La Liga, Toko Ekambi scored 16 goals in 35 appearances across two seasons. We are pleased to announce the loan signing of Cameroon international striker Karl Toko Ekambi from Villarreal, until 30 June 2020. Welcome, Karl!🔴🔵pic.twitter.com/l3iaP8hu86 — OL English 🇬🇧 (@OL_English) January 20, 2020 Lyon confirmed their option to sign the 27-year-old in a permanent deal for around €11 million as they continue their chase for European football next season. After Tuesday’s French League Cup game against Lille, Toko Ekambi is in line to make his Lyon debut on Sunday when Rudi Garcia’s side host Toulouse. Tags: @Africa Only @Geo; Everywhere African All Stars Transfers Continue Reading Previous Mbwana Samatta: Aston Villa sign Genk strikerNext PSG star Mbappe eyes Champions League, Euro and Olympics ‘triple-whammy’ More Stories 3 min read @Apple News @Geo; Everywhere @Google Newsstand ‘Messi made me want to quit football!’ – Ronaldo is great but Barcelona star is ‘something else,’ says Boateng 15 mins ago sportshqlive_z4xzn2 2 min read @Apple News @Geo; Everywhere @Google Newsstand Solskjaer provides Wan-Bissaka and Lindelof injury update ahead of Southampton clash 15 mins ago sportshqlive_z4xzn2 3 min read @ Edition Targeting @Apple News @Geo; Everywhere @Google Newsstand @Malaysia Singapore Only @Malaysia Top Stories (EN) @Site Management Transfers 2021 Malaysia Super League transfer list 16 mins ago sportshqlive_z4xzn2 Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.