Jesus ‘Tecatito’ Crown was very close to signing for the French team of Olympique LyonHowever, his financial pretensions kept the French team away from trying to hire him for the winter market, according to the newspaper. L’Equipe.
The Lyon became interested in the Mexican attacker amid rumors linking him to the Seville of Spain and AC Milan, Furthermore, Porto had a chance to make a good amount of money with the transfer alone, but the player’s salary claims were very high.
According to him L’Equipe, the team led by the Dutch Peter bosz, was looking for an attacker to reinforce the lead in which the Iranian Sardar Azmoun, currently at the Zenit of Saint Petersburg and Jesús Corona himself.
Although last December it was expected that Jesus Crown changed of scene, the club gave the opportunity to stay in the Portuguese institution and seek to improve the football level. On the other hand, last Saturday, January 8, ‘Tecatito’ was the starter in Porto’s comeback over Estoril where they won by 3 goals to 2.
The Mexican’s contract expires in June 2022 and he would already have a free way to negotiate with any team interested in his services, to be hired at no cost at the end of the season.