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Lyon chasing Real Sociedad striker Carlos Vela

Olympique Lyon are chasing Real Sociedad striker Carlos Vela.

The French side need an experienced striker as a matter of urgency and have cited the Mexico international as the man who would fit in Bruno Genesio's set-up, says AS.

Lyon, who lie fourth in the Ligue 1 table, need extra cover for the unsettled Alexandre Lacazette who is currently out injured and winger Rachid Ghezzal who will be with Algeria at this month's Africa Cup of Nations.

Vela is under contract at until June 2018.

He had been linked with a move away from San Sebastián, possibly to MLS, last season but was convinced to stay after a heart to heart with Eusebio.

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