Djenepo: I want to achieve great things here

By SFC Media time Thu 13 Jun Transfer News
Photo by Stuart Martin | Moussa Djenepo

Southampton Football Club is delighted to announce it has reached an agreement to sign the highly-rated young winger Moussa Djenepo, from Standard Liège.

New arrival Moussa Djenepo has his sights set on achieving great things during his time with Southampton, which he hopes will become like a new family for him.

Djenepo has agreed a move to Saints from Belgian club Standard Liège, with the 20-year-old winger arriving on a four-year contract at St Mary’s, subject to the relevant paperwork being completed on 1st July.

i want to win lots of games together, and for this club to be like a new family for me.

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The Mali international will represent his country in this summer’s Africa Cup of Nations before joining up with his new teammates, and he is already excited about the prospect.

“I have to adapt quickly to my new club as I want to achieve great things with Southampton and aim to win trophies and win games together as a team,” said Djenepo in his first interview with the club.

“With football, there is always a loser and a winner, and I want to win lots of games together and for this club to be like a new family for me.”

Djenepo added: “I am looking forward to it and I want to get to know my new family. I hope that it is a quick process and I can hit the ground running.

“I can’t wait to be around my new teammates and work hard alongside them in a really positive and calm environment.”

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Djenepo, who will arrive following a superb season with Standard Liège, explained that agreeing the deal with Saints was a moment to treasure for him.

“It’s something I am very proud of,” he said. “It’s a dream come true. Southampton is a great club and I am very happy to have signed.

“I analysed the situation a lot – I talked it over with my team and my family and I decided Southampton was right for me – we decided together.

“It’s a good club that is progressing, it has great facilities and it’s a place that can help me to really kick on and progress and that’s why I decided to sign for this club.”

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