Bordeaux have signed Sunderland striker Josh Maja, the two clubs have announced.
The 20-year-old is the Black Cats' top scorer this season with 15 goals in League One but has departed for France after signing a four-and-a-half-year deal with Les Girondins.
Sunderland announced the news in a brief statement on their website which read: "Josh Maja has completed a move to Bordeaux. The 20-year old Sunderland AFC academy graduate has joined the French Ligue 1 side on a permanent basis."
Bordeaux confirmed the length of the contract and added: "Everyone here at the club is delighted to welcome such an exciting young talent to Bordeaux. Welcome to Bordeaux Josh!"
👀 There is a new player in town ! pic.twitter.com/0SWvwbsnT8— FC Girondins de Bordeaux (@girondins) January 26, 2019
The fee was undisclosed but was reported to be around £3.5m. Maja will wear the number 27 shirt with his new club.
- Press Association