Brazilian defender Cris has left Lyon to join Turkish champions Galatasaray on a one-year deal, the French club have confirmed.
Lyon defender Cris is hoping he will be offered another opportunity to work on his fitness in Lyon's Champions League clash with Real Madrid.
Veteran defender Cris is ready to make a first team return at Lyon, handing coach Remi Garde a welcome selection poser.
Lyon stalwart Cris is looking towards a bright future again now that Claude Puel has left the club.
Lyon chairman Jean-Michel Aulas is confident coach Claude Puel will still be in charge next season.
Lyon are set to be without three key men when they travel to title rivals Marseille on Sunday.
Lyon skipper Cris is hoping he will be given the opportunity to see out his playing days at Stade Gerland.
Defender Cris feels players are just as much to blame as coach Claude Puel for Lyon's poor start to the term.
Lyon captain Cris has urged Bafetimbi Gomis to shun a move to Turkey and remain with the French giants.
Lyon defender Cris has ended speculation over his future by signing a new deal at the club.
Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has revealed that the club are to offer fresh terms to defensive ace Cris.
Bernard Lacombe has admitted that he would love Juninho Pernambucano to come back to Lyon.
Lyon's experienced defender Cris has hinted he may no longer finish his career at Stade Gerland.
Cris is facing a race against time to be fit for Lyon's UEFA Champions League tie with Manchester United.
Lyon defender Cris has targeted a return to action in time for the Champions League clash with Man Utd.