In-demand striker Alexandre Lacazette says he will only leave Lyon for a team playing Champions League football.
Substitute Clinton N'Jie's late strike earned Lyon a 1-0 victory at Rennes in their final game of the season.
Liverpool give U21s more game time than Premier League rivals but top flight lags behind Europe.
Lyon were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Bordeaux on Saturday as their faint title hopes came to a disappointing end.
Paris Saint-Germain won a third straight French Ligue 1 title on Saturday when a 2-1 win at Montpellier.
PSG are on the brink of winning the Ligue 1 title after Caen stunned Lyon 3-0 on Saturday, while Metz were relegated.
The Ligue 1 title is almost in Paris St Germain's hands after Caen stunned Lyon 3-0 on Saturday.
Lyon head coach Hubert Fournier has hit out at PSG for attempting to 'destabilise' Alexandre Lacazette and Nabil Fekir.
Alexandre Lacazette continued his superb form for Lyon, who took top spot in the table with a 2-0 win over Evian.
Top scorer Alexandre Lacazette continued his superb form for Lyon, who took top spot in the table after beating Evian.
Lyon moved back to the top of Ligue 1 with victory at Reims, while there were wins for Monaco and St Etienne.
Lyon returned to the top of Ligue 1 on Sunday evening with a 4-2 win over Reims.
Lyon returned to the top of Ligue 1 with a draw against St Etienne, while Lille kept up their hunt for fourth.
Lyon returned to the top of Ligue 1 after a 2-2 draw with St Etienne on Sunday night.
Alexandre Lacazette says he will not move abroad only for money and could see himself staying at Lyon for his entire career.
Lyon moved back to the top of France's Ligue 1 with a 2-0 victory over Bastia on Wednesday evening.
Lyon moved back to the top of Ligue 1 for 24 hours at least after claiming a comfortable 3-1 victory at Guingamp.
Lyon moved back to the top of Ligue 1 for 24 hours at least after a comfortable 3-1 victory at Guingamp.
Valentin Eysseric's first goal of the season dealt a blow to Lyon's title hopes as 10-man Nice snatched a late 2-1 win.
PSG went top of Ligue 1 for the first time this season after title-rivals Lyon lost 2-1 at home to 10-man Nice on Saturday.