After Paqueta officially joined Lyon, Lyon held a press conference for new players to join. Chairman Olas, Sports Director Juninho and Paqueta attended the conference.
Olas said: "We are very happy to be able to buy Paqueta. There are many reasons for this important transfer. He is a Brazil international, but he played in Serie A for about a year, and Juninho can rely on His relationship is linked to Paqueta."
"This transfer eliminates the prejudice against us. Some people think that we can't complete important signings and we can't have a competitive lineup. Juninho did a good job. He let the transfer fee from 4000 Ten thousand euros dropped to 20 million euros."
"We intend to draw a clear line from the previous poor performance, and we want to prove through this transaction that the team is not only selling people."
Olas also talked about Adelaide and Oyal, who may currently leave the team. He said: "Adelaide has not reached an agreement with any team. Hertha Berlin does seem to be ahead of other teams."
"We all know that there are three big teams that are interested in Oyal, one of which is a long-term focus, and the other two are recent.