Saint-Etienne officially announced that the club has reached an agreement with Leicester City on the transfer of Wesley-Fofana, and the transfer fee will create a club history. It is reported that the transfer fee is 40 million euros.
Saint-Etienne issued an announcement saying that the club had reached an agreement with the current Premier League leader Leicester City on the transfer of team defender Wesley Fofana on Tuesday night local time. The amount of this transfer will be the largest amount the club has ever received.
The Saint-Etienne official did not disclose the specific amount of the transfer fee, but according to previous media reports, Fofana's transfer fee can reach up to 40 million euros, with a floating clause of 35 million euros and 5 million euros. The club's previous transfer fee record for players transferred was created by Saliba. Last summer, Saliba joined Arsenal for 27 million euros.
The 19-year-old Fofana came from the Saint-Etienne youth training and served as a central defender. He made his first team debut in the 2018/19 season. Last season, Fofana represented Saint-Etienne in 21 appearances in various competitions and scored 2 balls.