Olympique Lyon's Fred Chaves (L) challenges Alou Diarra
(R) of Bordeaux during their French League 1 soccer match at the Gerland stadium
in Lyon November 16. -Xinhua/Reuters
Brazilian forward Fred frustrated some Brazilian soccer clubs which wanted to
bring him back home by saying yesterday that he intended to stay with his French
It was reported that Brazilian clubs Cruzeiro, Fluminense and Flamengo were
all interested in signing Fred in 2009.
"At the moment, I plan to stay with Lyon until June. However, Iam sure that I
will discuss my future with other teams when that day comes," Fred said.
Fred came back to Brazil to celebrate Christmas with his family. Upon his
return to Belo Horizonte, he showed interest in returning to Brazil to