FOOTBALL – LOSC Mercato : The replacement of Boubakary Soumare arrives in Lille!
According to the journalist of RMC Loïc Tanzi, LOSC is close to registering the arrival of midfielder Amadou Onana. The very young player of Hamburg SV was coveted by Jocelyn Gourvennec and his staff, to compensate for the departure of Boubakary Soumare who went to Leicester City at the beginning of the month. The French champions have reached an agreement with the German club for a transfer of around 7 million euros. The player will sign a contract for five seasons in the North.
LOSC : The Dogues close a deal with Hamburg
Just crowned with a French championship title, LOSC has seen many of its executives leave during this summer mercato, victims of their success. If the position of Goalkeeper is left vacant since the departure of Mike Maignan to the Rossoneri, the young Boubakary Soumare left for the Premier League, has left room for a significant work in the midfield. LOSC has taken a big step forward by recruiting Amadou Onana from Hamburg. The player will sign a contract for five seasons in the North, for a transfer estimated at about 7 million euros. Once coveted by Napoli, the Belgian international hopeful said yes to the French champion. The idea of playing in the Champions League has tipped the balance in favor of the Dogues.
A revelation in the German second division
The native of Dakar in Senegal, at only 19 years old, is a real sensation in his second division league in Germany. With 25 games played for 2 goals, Amadou Onana impresses by his maturity in the midfield. Ambidextrous, the player uses his imposing physique (1m95) to counter the opposing attacks. Trained at Hoffenheim, the defensive midfielder has the Belgian sports nationality, which allowed him to play with the U17, U18 and U19 sections of the Red Devils.