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Official | FC Lorient land Stéphane Diarra from Le Mans

Ligue 1 side FC Lorient have announced the acquisition of 21-year-old Ivorian attacker Stéphane Diarra from 3rd division side Le Mans.

The Rennes youth product has signed a 5-year contract with Les Merlus.

FCL manager Christophe Pélissier had the following to say on the deal, for a player who was also being chased by Lille and Marseille:

“Stéphane is a player who we have been following for many months. His great performances this season confirmed strongly what we thought about him. He has a big margin for progression and already has a lot of qualities. He is a dynamic, fast and technical player who will know how to adapt to our style of play. I am very happy to see him join our squad.”

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