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Transfers of Friday, 14 August 2015


Lille sign Yaw Yeboah on season-long loan

French Ligue 1 giants Lille OSC have announced the one-year loan signing of Ghana youth star Yaw Yeboah from Manchester City.

It will be recalled that Ghana’s leading football website,, broke the news of Yeboah’s move to Lille last month.
The 18-year-old will play under former Ghana national team assistant coach Herve Renard for the 2015/2015 season.

The Right to Dream Academy graduate leaves the English giants Manchester City after joining their youth side three years ago.

He was linked with a move to Swiss giants FC Basel as well as Dutch Eredivisie outfit FC Utrecht but preferred a move to France.

Yeboah was one named the Most Valuable Player at the 2015 African Youth Championship in Senegal where Ghana won bronze.

He was one of the standout players for Ghana at the 2015 U20 FIFA World Cup in New Zealand.

Yeboah becomes the first Ghanaian to sign for Lille in 25 years after legend Abedi Pele left the club.