FOOTBALL – LOSC Mercato : Two African nuggets on their way to Lille

Fond of young promising players, LOSC is getting ready to welcome new elements from Burkina Faso and Cameroon.

Two young reinforcements announced at LOSC this winter

Lille OSC opened its winter mercato with the sale of Jonathan Ikone. The attacking midfielder joined Fiorentina for 14 million euros. While his successor is still expected, LOSC would have completed two surprise signings. Joffrey Bazie, a winger from Salitas (Burkina Faso), will join the ranks of the northern club. His transfer to Lille had already been made official by his training club without any details leaking out. In addition to the U20 Burkina Faso international, the management of the Dogues would have also struck a nice blow in Cameroon. Several sources, including The Team and Football365, assure that Carlos Noom Quomah Baleba has also signed with Lille. Also 18 years old, this left-handed midfielder arrives from Brasseries in Cameroon.

Reinforcements for the Dogues reserve?

This local training is a real mold of champions. CAN winners such as Rigobert Song, Geremi Njitap, Clinton Njie and Ignatius Ganago from Lens have been there. Carlos Noom has already passed his medical examination and even initialed his contract with Lille OSC. A lease until June 2026 is mentioned for the versatile Cameroonian midfielder. He can play both as a relay player and as a number 10. These two new recruits will initially integrate the reserve of LOSC managed by Stéphane Pichot. They will have to prove themselves before they can join the group of Jocelyn Gourvennec, the coach of the first team.

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