Chelsea announce signing of Fofana on lasting agreement


(MENAFN) Chelsea announced on Saturday the signing of David Datro Fofana from Norway's Molde till 2029 with an option to prolong for one more year.

"Hello dear fans, I’m here, I’ve arrived well and I’m very happy to sign for the club of my dreams. I’ll see you soon on the pitch, cheers!" Fofana stated following the inking ceremony.

The Blues called Fofana a prolific goal scorer and one of European football’s most promising young talents.

"The Ivorian’s combination of pace, skill and strength make him a versatile striker, capable of scoring goals but especially adept at holding up the ball and retaining possession under pressure," Chelsea further stated.

The 20-year-old Ivory Coast player recorded 24 goals and 10 assists in 65 matches for Molde.

Fofana, who has two caps for the Ivory Coast national team, started his football career in the capital team of his country, Abidjan City FC.

For now, the fiscal terms of the deal were not announced.


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