Olympique Lyonnais announced on Friday the loan to Manchester United, vice-champion of England, of its international striker, Melvine Malard until the end of the season.

The player, aged 23, trained at OL where she arrived at the age of 14, scored 8 goals in 2022-2023 in all competitions.

Malard is still under contract with Lyon until 2027. She had already been loaned to FC Fleury for the 2019-2020 season in order to gain playing time.

Melvine Malard has 18 caps for the French team (5 goals) but she was not on the Blue list for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand this summer.