Borussia Dortmund has been an admirer of young talents all around the World. Given the reason why upcoming talented dreamers prefer joining the Bundesliga club. According to reports, Dortmund has reached a total agreement to sign Soumalia Coulibaly from PSG.
The 17-year-old talent has rejected a professional contract at PSG in order to join the German side. PSG’s hope of retaining the skilled defender at the French capital has dealt a huge blow.
A gentle reminder not to confuse yourself. There are two Soumalia Coulibaly, one is a 42-year-old retired player and the other one is just entering his journey. It’s the latter we are talking about if you are still confused.
The player is out injured with a ruptured knee since mid-February. Nevertheless of his injury, Borussia Dortmund still made the deal, believing in the talent. They are hopeful that Coulibaly will be able to break into the first-team soon.
Borussia Dortmund got a great asset in Coulibaly
The French player has been linked with many clubs thanks to his talent. Bayern Munich, Marseille and even Manchester United were linked. But the player is said to have committed himself to The Black and Yellows as he won’t be considering any more bids.
It is yet another win for Dortmund as they have avoided paying any sorts of hefty fees. They will only have to pay training compensations to PSG. Coulibaly’s move will make him the 2nd player to make a shift from PSG. Dan-Axel Zagadou was the earlier player who joined in the same process in 2017.
PSG’s Sporting Director Leonardo is not a happy man though. The Ligue-1 champion has lost a lot of youngsters in this way.
The problem is that they think elsewhere it is paradise. We say PSG has lost a youngster’s but sometimes I think that it’s not PSG that loses, but the young people who lose PSG. There are many young players who want to come back. They talk to the families of the young players, they try to convince them by making grand promises when they are only 15. It should be forbidden!” – Leonardo on clubs looting PSG’s youngsters.
Although frustrated, Leonardo later agreed that the club must maintain better connections with the Academy in order to keep them at the club.
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