During AO, Lahyani went to several Rafa matches, sat in the crowd, dressed as civilian, measured Rafas time between points, wrote it down...
... he used both his phone and papers. He even sent signs to the chair umpire. He was basically asigned to work on the Nadal case. #spy
This was reported by a Russian sports reporter Sofia Tartakova who was there and has no reason to make things up.
What Boris said is actually quite a compliment to Rafa and finally someone RECOGNIZING the vacuum and boredom his absence creates.