English Premiership

Malian forward Diabate signs for Leicester

Fousseni Diabate (Getty Images)
Fousseni Diabate (Getty Images)

London - Malian forward Fousseni Diabate signed for Premier League side Leicester City from French Ligue 2 outfit Ajaccio on Saturday, the English club announced.

The France-born 22-year-old has represented Mali at Under-20 and Under-23 level.

"Leicester City Football Club have completed a deal to sign highly-rated attacker Fousseni Diabate from French Ligue 2 side Gazelec Ajaccio for an undisclosed fee," read the club's statement.

"The 22-year-old Mali youth international, who can play as both a central striker and on either wing, has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal at King Power Stadium."

Diabate has made 20 appearances for Ajaccio this term.

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