Mercato: verbal agreement between Lens and Al Nassr for Seko Fofana
Lens captain Seko Fofana is set to join Saudi club Al-Nassr, home of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Revealed at the start of the week, Saudi club Al Nassr's interest in Seko Fofana is now confirmed. According to Foot Mercato, a verbal agreement has been reached between Cristiano Ronaldo's team and RC Lens regarding the transfer of the 28-year-old Franco-Ivorian midfielder. How much is the deal worth? Just under 30 million euros.
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◉ Selon des sources internes au club 🇸🇦, un accord verbal a été trouvé entre Al-Nassr et Seko Fofana.
◉ Accord de principe également trouvé avec Lens
◉ Un transfert qui devrait apporter un peu moins de 30M€. Derniers détails à régler.… pic.twitter.com/PayBA88mEM
According to American journalist James Benge, who has been well-informed about Saudi clubs since the start of the mercato, the clubs have agreed a deal worth €22 million plus bonuses.
Seko Fofana, whose contract with Lens was extended last year until 2025, has also reached an agreement with Al Nassr, according to FM. RMC Sport reports a salary of between 10 and 15 million euros for the Lens captain, who is now close to joining Saudi Arabia.