Print Edition - 2018-01-14  |  Sports Digest

Malian Diabate signs for Foxes


Jan 14, 2018-

Malian forward Fousseni Diabate signed for Premier League side Leicester City from French Ligue 2 outfit Ajaccio on Saturday, the English club announced. The France-born 22-year-old has represented Mali at Under-20 and under-23 level. “Leicester City Football Club have completed a deal to sign highly-rated attacker Fousseni Diabate from French Ligue 2 side Gazelec Ajaccio for an undisclosed fee,” read the club’s statement. “The 22-year-old Mali youth international, who can play as both a central striker and on either wing, has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal at King Power Stadium.” Diabate has made 20 appearances for Ajaccio this term. 


Published: 14-01-2018 10:02

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