• Zenit's Oleg Shatov, right, celebrates his goal against Valencia with teammate Hulk during their Champions League group H soccer match between Zenit and Valencia in St.Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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  • Lyon's Mathieu Valbuena gestures during the French League One soccer match against Nice, Friday, Nov. 20, 2013, in Nice stadium, southeastern France. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

    Lyon and Valbuena in the last-chance saloon

    PARIS (AP) — Mathieu Valbuena did not expect he would go through such a frustrating season when he signed a three-year deal with Lyon this summer following an exile to Russia.