The defender against Abakar Sylla is the most officially committed to the RCSA and the same.
Aged 20, the Elephant with five selections had previously played in the ranks of Club Brugge. He arrives in Alsace against 20 million euros – bonus included. A record transfer for Strasbourg, which now shares the same shareholders as Chelsea.
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» We are very happy to welcome Abakar to Racingaccording to President Marc Keller. His arrival is part of our tradition of investing in talented young players with high potential. Abakar will find ideal conditions in Strasbourg to confirm his qualities and continue his progress. This is an excellent element, which we have already been following for two years. This important transfer also testifies to the desire we have to make the club progress even further. »
— Racing Club de Strasbourg Alsace (@RCSA) July 15, 2023
Now linked to Strasbourg until 2028, the interested party, whose profile has not been validated by the new Racing coach Patrick Vieira, says he felt » a great pleasure and a great emotion « . » It’s also a great challenge for me and an important step in my career and in my life. I am young, I still have a lot to learn and I will work hard to be able to progress and reach the heights. Racing a great project. They are an ambitious club, well run and coached by a (Site notre bureau spécialisé)ing legend. It’s really great to be here! »