English premier league side, Southampton have confirmed the signing of Mohammed Salisu from Real Valladolid
The defender has joined Southampton on a 4-year deal worth a reported £10.9m.
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhüttl told the club’s website: “This is an important signing for us. Mohammed is a player who fits our profile well. He is young and has a great amount of potential, but he is also someone who has the qualities to come in and help the team as soon as he is up to speed with our way of playing.
“I like what I have seen of him so far in his games with Valladolid. He is strong defensively, he is calm with the ball – something that is important in our team – and he has good speed too.
“I think he will fit in well with us and that this will be a good place for him to develop his game further. We have some good centre-backs here and this will be another strong option for us.”
Mohammed Salisu impressed in the 2019-2020 La Liga season in Valladolid colours making 30 starting appearances for the side.