Burkina Faso international Alain Traore has left Auxerre to join fellow French side Lorient on a four-year deal.
Alain Traore is set to be sidelined for up to three weeks after picking up a thigh injury while away on international duty at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Alain Traore has agreed a contract extension at Auxerre that will keep him at the club until 2015.
Alain Traore has revealed that he came close to joining Manchester United before linking up with Auxerre.
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