Premier League side Southampton have completed the signing of Ghana and Valladolid centre-back Mohammed Salisu from La Ligga outfit Real Valladolid for a fee of £10.9m.
The 21-year old Ghanaian talent has agreed a four-year deal to move to the Saints after the Premier League side triggered his buyout clause.
Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhutt has had Salisu on his wish list since January and has finally got his man who comes in to augment the defence line of the Saints. The arrival of Salisu means Southampton would have to release some of the existing centre if they so wish to bring in another centre back.
For the purposes of coronavirus control measures, Salisu will have to undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine period upon his arrival in the United Kingdom from Spain.
Salisu proved very instrumental for Valladolid last season, where he made a total of La liga appearances, where he scored his first professional goal for Valladolid in thier 2-0 home win over SD Eiber in a league match. He had extended his contract with Valladolid in May last year, which tied him to the Spanish side till 2022. Southampton triggered his buyout clause in his contract, and on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, Salisu has now completed his move to the St Mary’s.