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Diarra to join Bordeaux

Diarra to join Bordeaux
By Reuters

19/07/2007 at 20:16Updated

Lyon and France midfielder Alou Diarra is set to join Bordeaux after the two Ligue 1 sides agree a fee of 7.75 million euros.

"Diarra will join Bordeaux on a four year contract for 7.75 million euros," the French champions said on their website.

The 26-year-old former Lens and Liverpool man has 12 caps afor France and had spoken of his interest in joining Les Girondins after rejecting a move to Portsmouth.

Bundesliga side Werder Bremen were also linked with his signature.

He is currently on tour with Lyon in South Korea where Lyon defeated River Plate 3-1 to qualify for the Peace Cup final.

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