Leicester City confirm signing of Fousseni Diabate

EPL Malian forward Fousseni Diabate signs for Leicester City

EPL Malian forward Fousseni Diabate signs for Leicester City

Leicester have signed versatile forward Fousseni Diabate on a four-and-a-half-year deal.

"The 22-year-old Mali youth worldwide, 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 impressed for Ajaccio this term, making 20 appearances in all competitions since signing for the Corsican outfit in the summer after two seasons with Guingamp.

Born in France, but a Mali global at youth level, Diabate has been the subject of interest among many clubs across Europe but has made a decision to join the former Premier League champions.

Diabate is the product of Stade Rennais academy youth system and represented Mali in 2016's Toulon Tournament - which was eventually won by England.