Keen on moving elsewhere this summer from French outfit RC Strasbourg although a year left on his contract – Ghanaian defender, Alexander Djiku’s wishes seem to be fulfilled by a La Liga giant.
Joined the France Ligue 1 side in 2019 from then relegation outfit FC Caen for a reported fee of £4.5M, the 27-year-old since then has been an integral part of the team for three seasons now, suspending them above relegation and recording the best league performance in the just-ended season as the 6th place.
Sighted 86 league games with records of; 25 clean sheets, 3 goals involvement and defence accuracy of 85% – the dynamic defender who can play up to four positions [DL, DC, DR, MC] wishes of playing elsewhere this summer is on the verge of being fulfilled by La Liga Santander giant Sevilla who are keen on replacing him with Brazilian departed defender Diego Carlos – who joined English side Aston Villa a few days ago for €31M. Per the report, the Spanish outfit has reached an agreement with his current club [RC Strasbourg] for the service of the 27-year-old, a deal worth €7M and a 3-year contract.
Earn his 11th national cap against Nigeria in the World Cup qualifiers, Djiku is a deal away from experiencing UEFA Champions League football with Sevilla for the first time in his professional career.
Will he be a good fit in Sevilla and a top defender in UEFA Champions League?.