DONE DEAL: Senegal star Diatta joins Monaco

DONE DEAL: Senegal star Diatta joins Monaco
Dortmund's Thomas Meunier (L) in action against Brugge's Krepin Diatta (R) during the UEFA Champions League

by Staff Reporter

Friday Jan 22, 2021. 14:00

Senegal international Krepin Diatta has completed his transfer to former French champions AS Monaco.

The attacking midfielder has joined the Monégasques from Belgian champions Club Brugge on a long-term deal.

Monaco released the following statement on their official statement confirming the signing of the 21-year-old player:

“AS Monaco is pleased to announce the signing of 21-year-old Krépin Diatta from Club Bruges on a five-year contract,” a club statement read.

“The Principality club and the current Belgian champion have reached an agreement for the transfer of the young Senegalese international winger, who has signed with AS Monaco through June 2025.”

Diatta, who played 95 competitive matches and netted 20 goals for Brugge, is pleased to have joined Monaco.

“I am very happy to get involved with AS Monaco and to have the opportunity to progress in a recognized and ambitious club in the French championship whose history everyone knows,” Diatta said.

“I look forward to discovering this new environment and working hard with my new teammates to give the club back the confidence it has placed in me.”

The skillful player helped Brugge clinch two Belgian Pro League titles and Belgian Super Cup.

He has netted once in 16 international matches for Senegal.

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