Fofana and Lens, it’s over!

After Loïs Openda, RC Lens will lose insurance Seko Fofana this summer.

RC Lens, which is preparing to return to the Champions League, will have to do without two of its major assets last season: Loïs Openda and Seko Fofana. The former was transferred to Leipzig this week for almost 50 million euros; the second is indeed leaving for Saudi Arabia and the Al-Nassr club.

 » Seko Fofana was not at La Gaillette on Friday. All the internationals, except Adam Buksa, however participated in the match against Amiens (2-2). The captain of Lens, he should not return and officially commit to Al-Nassr in the coming days. The Saudi club, Lens and the midfielder have agreed for several days “, assures L’Equipe this Saturday.

Under the influence of a recruitment ban imposed by Fifa in recent days for a derisory debt of 500,000 euros owed to Leicester for a transaction dating back to 2018, the Riyadh club, which has a certain Cristiano Ronaldo in its ranks, should close the file next week, reports the sensitive sports daily. Or 20 million more in the bag.

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 » We are not going to reinvest €50 millionSays Franck Haise on Friday at Avion, on the sidelines of the preparation match against Amiens. These two sales allow us to see what is coming. Every year, there are executive departures. We are not Manchester City, Bayern, Paris… We are very clear with the president and Arnaud (Pouille, the general manager). I knew I was not going to keep my fifteen major. There is no ambiguity there. Afterwards, we work well on the replacements. We also keep a lot of people. The extensions of Kevin Danso and Przemyslaw Frankowski are on track. The Sang et Or had to remain a recruiter, a central defender and a top attache in this transfer window.

Author: Jacqueline MANNESSIER