Boubakary Soumaré will certainly arrive very soon at Leicester. Champion or not, Lille is likely to be stripped this summer. Sven Botman will certainly leave for Tottenham Hotspur while he had signed LOSC until 2024. On the other hand, Mike Maignan who is getting closer to AC Milan. Finally, Renato Sanches is also announced on the departure.
After long negotiations with the leaders of LOSC, Leicester and Boubakary Soumaré have agreed to a transfer this summer. The amount of the transfer is between 20 and 25 million euros. This will be a very good sale for the leading club of Ligue 1, which had obtained the player for free 4 years ago.
If the sum is less than the one announced during the last rumors, it is because Leicester is in a position of fore. Lille has to sell a player this summer to repair the damage of the health crisis. This sale would be a very good capital gain. He has had a great season in Ligue 1 and will perhaps become French champion with Lille before going to the Premier League next season.
Boubakary Soumaré had been announced on the departure during the previous mercatos, he had refused to join Newcastle, a year and a half ago. He will now discover the Premier League with the recent winner of the FA Cup. The young player had first been trained at Paris Saint-Germain and then joined Lille in 2017. He played this season 42 games, all competitions included. Soumaré is expected to commit until June 2026 with Leicester.
Big changes to come for Leicester in addition to Boubakary Soumaré:
Leicester is looking forward to the arrival of Boubakary Soumaré and other changes are coming. The defender Wes Morgan announced his retirement a few days ago. The 37 year old player will reach the end of his contract next month. It was time for the star to leave the team. He played only 16 minutes during this season due to injuries. The Jamaican star had joined Leicester in 2012 and since then he has played 323 games. He actually expressed himself as to this subject.
“I had a great time here. Coming to Leicester was one of my best choices. I can always look back at my memories. We had a great time together”– Wes Morgan player at Leicester.
Tammy Abraham is left by Thomas Tuchel towards the exit and should leave Chelsea at the end of the season. Leicester is the main ourtisans of Tammy Abraham for the summer mercato. It is the arrival of Tuchel that has been fatal to him. He and regularly on the bench or in the stands. The former player of Aston Villa is under contract until June 2023. His transfer could be negotiated around 40 million euros. He is not indifferent to the proposals of Leicester.
The Leicester team will therefore undergo profound changes soon. Besides, Leicester beat Chelsea on May 15 (1-0) and on May 18 (2-1). Leicester could count on the goals of Antonio Rüdiger and Jorginho this Tuesday. On the Chelsea side it was Kelechi Iheanacho who gave some hope to his team.
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