Valencia complete move for Lyon's Diakhaby

Valencia complete move for Lyon's Diakhaby

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Mouctar Diakhaby has joined Valencia from Lyon, having earlier been linked with multiple Premier League clubs.

Valencia have completed the signing of defender Mouctar Diakhaby from Olympique Lyon in a reported €15million switch. The France Under-21 international had been linked with Premier League clubs, but has instead sealed a move to LaLiga, signing a five-year deal.

Diakhaby to be presented at Mestella tomorrow

Diakhaby's contract at Valencia includes a €100m release clause, while he will be presented at his new club on Friday. The centre-back, 21, started just eight Ligue 1 games in 2017-18, having featured in Lyon's starting XI 22 times in the previous campaign.


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