The Ball – Loses Aboubakar and Rafael Guerrero and becomes Lorient’s (France) biggest ever transfer

20-12 months-previous winger Dango Ouattara, born in Burkina Faso, was formally signed by Bournemouth, seventeenth within the Premier League (England), this Friday, as a reinforcement for the staff led by Gary O’Neill till the summer time of 2028, that’s, for the subsequent 5 and a half seasons, from Lorient (France).

The Burki worldwide (11 video games, 5 objectives for nationwide staff) had the best monetary stream amongst participant transfers within the first half of the season, with six objectives and 5 assists in 18 video games for the Ligue 1 membership. Beaten by the French.

The English membership introduced at present, on its pages on social networks, the ‘new recruit’, however doesn’t affirm that Bournemouth pays 20 million kilos (22.831 million euros), in keeping with the BBC, paid to the Ligue 1 icon. To depart this participant, who had a contract with the French membership, the place he arrived in 2020 (from modest Majestic, in Burkina Faso) and with whom he had one other season and a half till July 2024.

To date, and among the many biggest transfers in Lorient’s historical past, there have been two professionals who’re very acquainted to followers of the king of the sport in Portugal: Cameroonian worldwide striker Vincent Aboubacar, for whose providers FC Porto’s SAD paid 12.3 million euros. August 24, 2014, and Portuguese worldwide left-again Rafael Guerrero, for whom Borussia Dortmund (Germany) paid €12 M in July 2016.

In addition to Aboubakar and Rafael Guerrero, the sums reportedly invested by Bournemouth in hiring the African winger additionally unfold to Lorient, following Frenchman Laurent Koscielny’s transfer to Arsenal in July 2010 (€12.5 M), Jordan Ayew Villa to Aston (€12 M, in July 2015) and Paris Saint-Germain. Kévin Gameiro for Saint-Germain, within the latter case, €11 M, in July 2021.

In any case, ‘mild years away’ – an estimated €10 M away… – from the quantity Bournemouth now paid for Premier League upkeep to Lorient, presently seventh in Ligue 1, within the second half of the season.

Dango Ouattara is the primary reinforcement in the marketplace within the present transfer window at Bournemouth – he’ll put on the quantity 11 shirt and has already educated with the group at his new membership this Friday – then, in the summertime of 2022, handle. At zero price, the arrival of Neto and Ryan Fredericks and a complete funding of €27 M to signal Marcos Senesi and Marcus Tavernier.

Check out Dango Ouattara’s welcome to Bournemouth within the tweets beneath:

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