Rafael poised to join Lyon from Manchester United

Olympique Lyonnais are on the verge of signing Brazil defender Rafael from Manchester United, the French club`s president said on Monday.

Rafael poised to join Lyon from Manchester United

Paris: Olympique Lyonnais are on the verge of signing Brazil defender Rafael from Manchester United, the French club`s president said on Monday.

"Rafael has arrived from Manchester United and we are waiting for an agreement from MU on the transfer," Jean-Michel Aulas wrote on his Twitter feed.

Rafael, 25, has been at United since 2008.

Lyon finished runners-up to Paris St-Germain in Ligue 1 last season.

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