Malian forward Fousseni Diabate joins Leicester from Gazelec Ajaccio

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

The 22-year-old Malian has joined the Foxes from French second-tier side Gazelec Ajaccio for an undisclosed fee.

Diabate, who can play as a central striker or on the wing, moved to the Corsican club after two seasons with Guingamp.

The Premier League club announced the signing of the player on Saturday morning.


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