Lens: an attacker sold for 40 M€!


Second in Ligue 1, Racing Club de Lens is preparing to lose one of the pillars of Franck Haise’s squad.

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Lens will probably not resist the offensive of a major club in the German championship for one of its star players. If the trend is confirmed, the Sang et Or trained by Franck Haise, dolphins in Ligue 1 of Paris Saint-Germain and qualified for the next edition of the Champions League, will not retain one of the great revelations of the 2022 season. 2023.

Five-year contract

According to information communicated this Wednesday by the German magazine Kicker, the northern club has reached an agreement with RB Leipzig for the transfer of Loïs Openda. The two parties have agreed on a deal estimated at 38 million euros excluding bonuses, an amount that will allow the Lensois to make a nice capital gain for a player bought “only” 11.80 million euros during the summer. 2022.

Our colleagues specify that the Red Devil must pass the medical examination this week before committing to the next five years with the partners of Christopher Nkunku, i.e. until June 2028. In spite of the presence of the Lensois in C1 the season next, the former Club Brugge resident gave in to the sirens from the team coached by Marco Rose, third in the Bundesliga last season behind Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund and also qualified for the next edition of the Champions League .

Author of 21 goals in 38 Ligue 1 days last season, Loïs Openda was on the list of nominees in the category of best player in the French championship, awarded during the UNFP Trophies ceremony, a prize won for the fourth consecutive year. by the French striker of Paris Saint-Germain, Kylian Mbappé. But the formidable exercise carried out by the native of Liège will have opened the doors to a more prestigious challenge.

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