Actual Madrid on Wednesday evening introduced their fifth signing of the summer season after finishing a deal for Lyon left-back Ferland Mendy.
The 24-year-old has signed a six-year contract and joins Eder Militao, Eden Hazard, Rodrygo and Luka Jovic in transferring to Zinedine Zidane’s aspect for the reason that finish of the season.
He shall be offered as a Actual Madrid participant on the Bernabeu on June 19.
Actual Madrid accomplished the signing of Ferland Mendy from Lyon on Wednesday evening
His arrival takes the summer season spending to a staggering £344million already, with Mendy becoming a member of for £49m.
The signings of teenager Rodrygo from Santos for £40m and Porto centre-back Eder Militao, for £43m, have been introduced final June and this March respectively – nonetheless the purchases have been formally accomplished solely this summer season.
Because the finish of the season they’ve accomplished the protracted £150m buy of Eden Hazard, whereas £62m Serbian star Luka Jovic was offered on the Bernabeu on Wednesday following his arrival from Frankfurt.
Earlier this week, Didier Deschamps seemingly confirmed that Mendy can be transferring to Madrid on this summer season window.
The 24-year-old French left-back has signed a six-year contract on the Bernabeu
Mendy is Actual’s fifth signing of the summer season and takes their spending to £344million
Actual Madrid signings
Rodrygo (Santos, £40m)
Eder Militao (Porto, £43m)
Luka Jovic (Frankfurt, £62m)
Eden Hazard (Chelsea, £150m)
Ferland Mendy (Lyon, £49m)
‘Two years in the past, he was within the second division and now he’ll play at Actual Madrid,’ he mentioned forward of France’s 4-Zero Euro 2020 qualifying win towards Andorra.
‘He can play on both aspect and his improvement is beautiful.’
Mendy spent simply two seasons at Lyon after becoming a member of from Le Havre in 2017. He made 79 appearances for Lyon, scoring thrice.
He earned his first senior call-up for the French workforce in November 2018, making his debut towards Uruguay.
He was in Deschamps’ squad for this month’s fixtures with Turkey and Andorra.
Eden Hazard shall be offered as a Actual Madrid participant on Thursday after £150m Chelsea transfer
Luka Jovic was offered as a Actual Madrid participant on Wednesday however has no squad quantity
It was introduced again in March that Brazil and Porto centre-back Eder Militao would be part of
Actual wish to rebuild after a disappointing marketing campaign, which noticed them end and not using a trophy and undergo three managers.
Jovic was unveiled as the most costly centre-forward within the historical past of Actual Madrid on Wednesday, however he was offered to solely 5,000 followers on the Bernabeu.
Hazard shall be offered in entrance of the followers on Thursday as Actual transfer shortly to place the season simply gone behind them.
Brazilian teenager Rodrygo sealed a £40m Bernabeu transfer final June and can be part of this summer season
President Florentino Perez mentioned on Wednesday: ‘The beginning of an thrilling new undertaking for subsequent season.’
He added: ‘This has not been the 12 months we had hoped for and we’re going to react with energy.’
Jovic added: ‘I am the happiest man on this planet, I will give every thing.
‘I am excited and I am certain I’ve made the very best choice, I am going to work laborious to win titles with Actual Madrid.’