Official | Dango Ouattara completes Bournemouth move

Dango Ouattara (20) has completed his move from FC Lorient to Premier League side Bournemouth for a €27m, which includes €5m in bonuses. 

The Burkina Faso international has signed a five-and-a-half-year deal with the Cherries. The move was facilitated by Les Merlus’ integration into a multi-club structure, which includes Bournemouth. Bill Foley recently bought the English side and quickly added Lorient to the Black Knight Football and Entertainment enterprise. Foley bought has acquired a €33m stake in the club. 

In a season of surpassed expectations at Lorient, Ouattara has been one of the standout stars. In 18 Ligue 1 games, the winger has six goals and six assists. 

As a result of their success, Lorient are in danger of losing further assets this winter. Enzo Le Fée is also linked with a move to Bournemouth, however, as revealed by sources contacted by Get French Football News, the player himself is uninterested in a move, and hasn’t appreciated attempts made by certain stakeholders to attempt to move him in the direction of the Premier League club. 

 Terem Moffi, meanwhile, is heavily linked with a move to Ligue 1 rivals OGC Nice. Les Aiglons yesterday submitted a third offer for the Nigerian striker. 

GFFN | Luke Entwistle

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