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Mohammed Salisu holding up for premier league move - Rennes President

Mohammed Salisu holding up for premier league move – Rennes President

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Stade Rennes president Nicolas Holveck has said that Ghanaian defender Mohammed Salisu is focused on moving to play in the English premier league.

Despite earlier reports that the highly-rated Real Vallodolid defender has agreed to join the Ligue 1 side, Nicolas Holveck has confirmed that player has turned down the offer.

According to him, Mohammed Salisu prefers a move to an English speaking country; preferably the English premier league.

“We have several targets. We are on three-four players, a level higher than the Europa League. If we succeed, there will be real reinforcements. There will be ambitious recruitment whatever happens,

“Salisu is currently prioritising the Premier League. Forcing a player despite agreements between clubs is something we don’t necessarily want to do.

“We have done everything to convince him, a priority, he would like to go to the Premier League”, Holveck is quoted by Foot Mercato.

“We want players who want to come. This is not a reproach to Salisu, who during our discussions, seemed very sincere. He prefers an English speaking country. We’re not going to force people.” the Rennes president added.

Mohammed Salisu has been a reported target of premier league clubs following an impressive season for the Spanish La Liga side, Real Valladolid.

The 21-year-old centre back has featured in all games for the Real Valladolid this season.


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