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Lyon capture Carew signature

Published: Monday 27 June 2005, 0.10CET
Olympique Lyonnais have bolstered their squad with the acquisition of Norwegian international forward John Carew.

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Published: Monday 27 June 2005, 0.10CET

Lyon capture Carew signature

Olympique Lyonnais have bolstered their squad with the acquisition of Norwegian international forward John Carew.
Besiktas JK forward John Carew has joined Ligue 1 champions Olympique Lyonnais for €7.7m.

Third purchase
The 25-year-old Norwegian international has agreed a four-year contract and is the UEFA Champions League contenders' third summer signing after French international midfielder Benoît Pedretti from Olympique de Marseille and defender Sylvain Monsoreau from FC Sochaux-Montbéliard.

European pedigree
The former Rosenborg BK and AS Roma player has already experienced Champions League football during his career having scored 13 goals in 41 appearances in Europe's premier club competition and helped Valencia CF reach the 2000/01 final.

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