Monzon ends Fluminense loan deal

Rio de Janeiro: Argentine left-back Fabian Monzon has returned to French Ligue 1 club Lyon after completing his six-month loan deal with reigning Brazil Serie A champions Fluminense.

The Rio de Janeiro side had secured the former Boca Juniors and Real Betis defender in January with the option of signing him to a permanent contract, reports Xinhua.

But the 26-year-old played just four matches for the Tricolor and asked to be released earlier this month for personal reasons, O Globo reported on Monday.

Coach Abel Braga has already promoted teenager Ronan from the club`s youth academy to take Monzon`s place in the squad.

Fluminense are currently ninth in the Brasileirao standings with just nine points from the first seven matches.