Veteran Lyon star Steed Malbranque has signed a new two-year deal with the club.
Steed Malbranque does not expect to prolong his stay at Lyon - but would like to continue to play in France.
Lyon coach Remy Garde has revealed Steed Malbranque has received a pre call-up to the French national squad.
Lyon goalkeeper Remy Vercoutre has called on Didier Deschamps to select Steed Malbranque for the friendly against Italy.
Lyon have had a busy weekend in the transfer market with the capture of Fabian Monzon from Nice and the re-signing of Steed Malbranque.
Steed Malbranque claims he has not retired and has attempted to shed some light on his acrimonious departure from St Etienne.
Former Sunderland midfielder Steed Malbranque has terminated his contract with St Etienne, the French club have confirmed.
Representatives of Steed Malbranque have refuted claims the St Etienne midfielder has retired in order to look after an ill family member.
New St Etienne signing Steed Malbranque has admitted he never intended to stay so long in England.
St Etienne have completed the signing of Sunderland midfielder Steed Malbranque.
Steve Bruce has not ruled out taking his summer signing tally into double figures.
Sunderland midfielder Steed Malbranque has insisted he wants to stay at the club despite speculation that he could leave.
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce is pinning his hopes on Steed Malbranque easing their striking problems.
Sunderland have started talks with Steed Malbranque over a new contract for the experienced midfielder.
Steed Malbranque hopes Sunderland can offer the perfect response to their FA Cup nightmare on derby day.
Steed Malbranque is confident his future lies at Sunderland and will not be looking to leave the club.
Steve Bruce has hailed the performances of Steed Malbranque since the winger switched positions.
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce has confirmed that Steed Malbranque was dropped because of a breach of club rules.
Sunderland have revealed Steed Malbranque's chest pains stemmed from a muscle injury.
Sunderland's Steed Malbranque has been given the all-clear after being rushed to hospital with chest pains.