Beşiktaş defender Marcelo joins Lyon after clubs agree €7.5M fee

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Turkish Super Lig champions Beşiktaş announced late Thursday that their defender Marcelo was about to join the French club Olympique Lyon.

Beşiktaş said in a statement that they had agreed terms with Lyon for Marcelo's move.

"Beşiktaş agreed with Olympique Lyon about the transfer of our player, Marcelo Antonio Guedes Filho," said the Istanbul-based club, adding Lyon would pay €7.5 million ($8.5 million) for the defender, including bonuses.

The 30-year-old played for Beşiktaş as they claimed back-to-back Super Lig titles in 2016 and 2017.

Last season Marcelo scored three goals in 32 league appearances. He had joined Beşiktaş in February 2016.

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