Ghana Winger Kamaldeen Sulemana Decides Between Everton and Southampton

Ghana Winger Kamaldeen Sulemana Decides Between Everton and Southampton

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:24 PM
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  • Highly-rated Ghanaian winger Kamaldeen Sulemana is set to join Southampton FC
  • The 20-year-old Stade Rennais player agreed to join the Saints on a long-term deal
  • Sulemana picked Southampton ahead of possible moves to Everton and RB Leipzig

Talented Ghanaian forward, Kamaldeen Sulemana has agreed to join Southampton in the winter transfer window.

The 20-year-old picked the Saints over Everton, who had also submitted an offer for the Stade Rennais winger.

Sulemana is set to arrive in England on Tuesday for medicals, before completing a four-and-a-half year move to the Saint Mary's.

Kamaldeen Sulemana, Ghana, Stade Rennais, Southampton
Kamaldeen Sulemana has agreed to join English Premier League side Southampton FC. Credit: @staderennais
Source: Twitter

According to the Sun, the Black Stars forward and Southampton have reached full agreement, with an official announcement expected shortly.

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The Right to Dream Academy graduate leaves Stade Rennais after a season-and-a-half in Ligue 1. Sulemana made 47 appearances in the French top flight, helping his former club qualify for the Europa League.

He will join Ghana international teammate, Mohammed Salisu at Southampton. Sulemana has previously played for Danish outfit, FC Nordsjaelland.

The Ghanaian could make his dream EPL debut against Brentford on February 4, 2023.

Sulemana on radar of Everton

Earlier, Sports Brief reported on Ghana winger, Sulemana being set to leave French club, Stade Rennais in the winter transfer window amid interest from Everton.

The 20-year-old has been frustrated with a lack of game time at the French club this season, forcing him to consider a move away from the club.

According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, the talented winger is on Everton's radar and is also courting interest from Bundesliga side, Augsburg and Premier League outfit, Bournemouth.

Sulemana reacts to being fastest

Sports Brief also reported on the Black Stars winger reacting to being named the fastest player of the World Cup tournament in Qatar.

Sulemana recorded the fastest speed during the tournament, with a run speed of 22.18 miles per hour in the game against Uruguay.

He beat Nico Williams (22.12 mph), David Raum, Antonee Robinson and Daniel James to emerge as the fastest of the tournament.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.