Lyon have confirmed that sometime Los Pumas flyhalf Patricio Fernández has left the club for Perpignan in the ProD2.

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The moved had been mooted in the French press last week and the official confirmation of the mid-season transfer came this morning. Fernández was frustrated with a lack of game time with Lyon and the club have agreed to his release him to Perpignan, where he has signed a long-term deal.

LOU Head coach Pierre Mignoni: “We were in a situation where we had to define what was best for him.”

The 6’4, 26-year-old Fernandez – who has the ability to play 15 and 12 aswell as 10 – has made over 60 appearances in the Top 14 to date, having moved from Clermont to LOU in 2019. Lyon have wished him good luck at his new club.

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