PARIS Jan 26 Soccer news in brief from around
* Defender Jean-Alain Boumsong has left Juventus for
Olympique Lyon for a transfer fee of three million euros ($4.40
million), the French champions said on their Web site
The Cameroon-born Boumsong, 28, who has 22 caps for France,
has signed a three and a half year contract.
Lyon need a defender with Brazilian Cleber Anderson out for
the rest of the season because of a knee injury.
* Portuguesa have agreed to sell defender Leonardo, 22, to
Greek champions Olympiakos Piraeus, the Brazilian club said on
their Web site (www.portuguesa.com.br).
* Panionios said left back Nikos Spyropoulos, 24, was
joining Greek rivals Panathinaikos for a transfer fee of two
(Editing by Tony Jimenez)