Lorient signs defender Gassama from Lyon

Lorient signed defender Lamine Gassama from year deal.

Gassama, 22, made his debut for Lyon in 2008, and played 17 matches during his stint with the seven-time Ligue 1 champions.

The French-born Gassama played for France at the Under-21 level, but has spent his senior career with Senegal, making two appearances for the country so far this year.