Bayern Munich are in talks with Olympique Lyon to sign Melvin Bard according to L’Équipe, with other French clubs (OG Nice, Brest, Lorient, Reins) keeping a tab on the Lyon defender.

The 19-year-old left back have been in the Lyon academy since 2016, he made just a single appearance in the senior team against Nîmes in December 2019, which ended in favor of Lyon winning 4 nil.

The German Champions have been watching Melvin Bard right from the Youth UEFA Champions League 2019/2020 season and are impressed with his talent. The Bavarian giant seems to be recruiting more young talents to groom for the future most especially in the defense department so as to prepare life after some aging defenders (Jerome Boateng and David Alaba that is close to 30) in the team.

Bayern Munich recently signed Tanguy Kouassi from Paris saint German a French club and also eyeing Melvin Bard team mate Yaya Somuré but he opted to stay in Lyon.