- Winger Kamaldeen Sulemana has joined Southampton from Stade Rennais
- The Ghanaian signed a contract that will keep him at Saint Mary's until 2027
- The Right to Dream Academy graduate leaves France after a successful spell
Ghana winger, Kamaldeen Sulemana has completed his move to English Premier League side Southampton in the winter transfer window.
The 20-year-old forward signed a four-and-a-half-year deal to join the Saints from French club, Stade Rennais on transfer deadline day.
Southampton announce the signing of the player on their official website after wrapping up the deal on January 31, 2023.
"Southampton Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of forward Kamaldeen Sulemana from Rennes, subject to a work permit and international clearance," wrote the club.
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Kamaldeen enjoyed a successful one-and-a-half season in Ligue 1, where he made 47 appearances and contributed six goals for the French club.
He has 15 caps for the national team of Ghana and was a member of the squad to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
“This is another really positive addition for us this month. We’ve obviously been keen to add a little more potency to the side, and Kamaldeen is someone who does that for us," said Southampton manager Nathan Jones.
Jones said Southampton believed Kamaldeen was at the stage of his career where he could help in the short-term, but also continue his growth and development in the long-term.
The Ghanaian is joining compatriot, Mohammed Salisu at the Saints.
Sulemana agrees to join Southampton
Earlier, Sports Brief reported on talented Ghanaian forward, Sulemana agreeing 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 was set to arrive in England on Tuesday for medicals, before completing a deal to join Saint Mary's.
Sulemana displays football knowledge
Sulemana showed his incredible understanding of the game, explaining his style of play in an old video which has popped up on the internet.
The Ghana international is set to join Premier League side Southampton in the winter transfer window after agreeing to personal terms.
Sulemana, who began his career abroad with FC Nordsjaelland in Denmark, got his basic football education at the Right to Dream Academy.