FC Nantes announced Thursday the final transfer of Alban Lafont in its ranks. On loan for two seasons by Fiorentina, the Goalkeeper is now linked to the Nantes club until 2024. But things would not have happened in the rules of art.
FC Nantes has lifted the purchase option for Alban Lafont
On loan since June 2019, Alban Lafont will not return to Serie A and Fiorentina. Satisfied with the performance of the French international hopeful, FC Nantes decided to pay the 7 million euros of his purchase option. The 22-year-old Goalkeeper is now linked to the Nantes club for the next three years.
“FC Nantes is pleased to announce the lifting of the purchase option from the Italian club ACF Fiorentina (Serie A) for the permanent transfer of Alban Lafont (22 years old) to the Nantes squad. On loan for two seasons to the Yellow and Green, the French U-21 international goalkeeper will be linked to the club until 2024,” wrote the FCN on its official website. However, this deal would have been concluded under somewhat murky conditions.
Alban Lafont is not informed of his transfer?
Indeed, according to information relayed this Friday by our colleagues of But, Alban Lafont was not associated with his final transfer from AC Fiorentina to FC Nantes. To carry out the operation, the leaders of the two clubs have concluded the deal without informing the native of Ouagadougou. Still according to the same source, the young keeper is not the author of the comments attributed to him on the official website of the Canaries after signing his new contract.
The sports media specifies that the final transfer of Lafont hides in reality a simple desire of Waldemar Kita to make a capital gain by selling Alban Lafont this summer for more than the 7 million euros paid to the Italian training. As a reminder, Olympique Marseille is interested in the profile of Antoine Kombouare‘s protected.