Southampton sign Moussa Djenepo from Standard Liege

Southampton sign Moussa Djenepo

Southampton have completed their first signing of the summer.

On Thursday, Southampton have confirmed the signing of Moussa Djenepo from Standard Liege.

Djenepo is Ralph Hasenhüttl’s first signing since the German took over at St Mary’s last season.

Moussa Djenepo & Standard Liege

Moussa Djenepo is a 20-year-old winger.

Last season at Liege, Djenepo scored 11 goals and chipped in with six assists as Standard secured a place in the 2019-20 Europa League.

Djenepo plays his international football for Mali.

Southampton fans should get their first glimpse of Djenepo in action at this summer’s African Cup of Nations.

 

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Details of Djenepo’s deal

Southampton have confirmed that Djenepo has agreed a four-year deal with the club.

Speaking to the club website, Hasenhüttl said:

We are very happy to welcome Moussa as the first new player to join our team ahead of the upcoming season.

He is an exciting player, with tremendous pace and good finishing abilities, who we have watched closely for some time.

I think he will be an excellent fit for our style of play and shape, and these are the important characteristics we must look for.

There’s been no official confirmation as to Djenepo’s price tag.

However, the rumours are that Southampton paid around 14 million pounds for the Malian.

Moussa Djenepo’s first interview after signing for Southampton

Moussa Djenepo in action

Also see: Southampton 2019-20: Premier League fixture list & live streaming details.

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