Former Arsenal Women’s boss takes charge at Lyon

Lyon's new manager, Joe  Montemurro
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Joe Montemurro has been appointed the new manager of Lyon, filling the vacancy left by Sonia Bompastor’s departure to Chelsea.

Montemurro won the WSL title and Conti Cup with Arsenal, while recently leading Australia’s A-League All Stars team in a game against the Gunners.

He spent the last three seasons with Juventus, winning five trophies with the Serie A Femminile side.

On signing a two-year contract, he said: “I’m extremely honoured to be part of such an exceptional organisation as Olympique Lyonnais, the world leader in women’s soccer.

“When I think of Lyon, I think of high-level professionalism and excellence. Playing against this team has always represented the pinnacle of soccer for me. It has always brought me joy and inspiration.”

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