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As Monaco Completed the Signing of Ben Yedder from Sevilla for €40m.

As Monaco have completed the signing of  Sevilla  striker Ben Yedder after paying  €40 million (£37.1m/$44.7m) release clause the French international’s.

The Sevilla  striker leaves Sevilla having scored 70 goals in 138 appearances across all competitions having arrived Sevilla from Toulouse in July 2016. Ben Yedder told his new club’s official website. “I felt a strong desire on the part of the club to have  me come.

According to him,”I chose Monaco because I believe in this project and I am determined to do everything possible to go after our common goals. I come with the intention to prove, as always, my qualities and with the desire to reach a new level.

“I want to thank the club for the trust it gives me. It’s a beautiful day and the beginning of a new story that I cannot wait to start.” The 29-year-old, who was previously linked to the premier league ” Manchester United during the summer transfer window, Ben Yedder is likely to act as a replacement for Radamel Falcao at the Stade Louis II, with the Colombia international reportedly close to joining Turkish club Galatasaray.

 Monaco vice-president, “Oleg Petrov”, said that Wissam Ben Yedder is a player of great talent, a complete striker, who proved in Toulouse and Seville, but also in international competitions, all his sense of purpose. He is also a player with an exemplary mentality.