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Lyon stayed on course for a fifth successive Women's Champions League title with a 2-1 quarter-final win over Bayern Munich on Saturday.
Norway star and former Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg was named in Lyon's squad for the Women's Champions League 'Final Eight' in Spain despite being sidelined since January by a knee injury.
As the dominant force in European women's football for the past few seasons, Lyon are gunning for a fifth successive Champions League title, but a two-city, straight knockout format in Spain could offer other clubs hope of a new name on the trophy.
Lyon beat Paris Saint-Germain 4-3 on penalties to claim a record-extending ninth Women's French Cup on Sunday, less than three weeks before the Champions League quarter-finals.
Former women's Ballon d'Or winner, the Norwegian striker Ada Hegerberg, has signed a lucrative long-term sponsorship deal with Nike, it was announced on Monday.
French women's football giants Lyon are still waiting to find out if they have defended their league title, after the country's football federation (FFF) told AFP on Monday a decision regarding the final standings would be made on May 11.
Ada Hegerberg's voice in football is a powerful one given she claimed the first ever women's Ballon d'Or, owns four Champions League titles with Lyon and has earned her place among the finest female players on the planet, all by the age of 24.
Lyon striker Ada Hegerberg, the 2018 women's footballer of the year, will be out until the end of the season after rupturing knee ligaments, the club said Tuesday.
Jordan Henderson and Lucy Bronze have won the England player of the year awards for 2019.
American superstar Megan Rapinoe's team Reign FC are in negotiations to be bought out by the owners of current women's European champions Lyon, both teams said on Monday.
Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk won the UEFA Men's Player of the Year award on Thursday, edging out Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, while Lucy Bronze took the women's prize.
Ada Hegerberg, Lucy Bronze and Amandine Henry underlined Lyon's dominance of European football by monopolising UEFA's shortlist.