Mercato Sevilla: Ivan Rakitic's farewell to Yassine Bounou

Mercato Sevilla: Ivan Rakitic’s farewell to Yassine Bounou


Yassine Bounou will continue his career away from Europe. The Sevilla goalkeeper will sign for Al Hilal in Saudi Arabia. Executive of the Andalusian club, Ivan Rakitic sent a touching farewell message to the Moroccan doorman.

Reported by the Spanish sports media, the information was confirmed on Wednesday by the Andalusian club’s goalkeeper coach, José Luis Mendilibar, after his team’s defeat against Manchester City (1-1, 4-5 pens) in the Super Cup from Europe. Yassine Bounou will leave Andalusia this summer.

The Moroccan goalkeeper is close to signing a deal with Saudi club Al Hilal. The Gulf team would be ready to pay the 20 million euros requested by Seville for the transfer of their last bastion, whose contract with the Iberian club runs until 2025.

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Also convinced of the upcoming departure of the Cherifian player, Ivan Rakitic sent a farewell message to the Sevillian goalkeeper on social networks, after the end of this meeting. “I told Bounou that there is no one who loves him more than us and that the Sevilla family will always be with him. » A touching message from the former FC Barcelona player, which shows the Croatian’s affection for the Moroccan international goalkeeper.

Yassine Bounou made the Andalusians happy last season in the Europa League. The former Girona goalkeeper was decisive in the penalty shootout against Roma (1-1, 4 pens to 1), allowing his team to win the trophy.