Soualiho Meité’s agent confirmed the player’s interest in transferring to the Luz emblem: “It will be a pride to wear Benfica’s shirt”.
The Italian press writes that Benfica has already guaranteed the hiring of Soaliho Meité, Torino’s medium. In the opposite direction, the Italian emblem is interested in Little boy.
The midfielder’s manager, Kamel Zaouay, guarantees that the player is excited about the prospect of moving to Benfica.
“Benfica is a very big club in Europe, I will be proud to wear the Benfica jersey”, said the Frenchman’s agent in statements to the Record newspaper.
“There are other interested teams and, at this moment, nothing is closed. But they will eventually find out if the player will decide to join Benfica or another club,” he added.
Italian journalist Rudy Galetti takes Soualiho Meité’s transfer to Benfica for granted. “Business done”, points to his Twitter profile, where he usually reports on the transfer market.
🔜🏥 Medical scheduled in 🇵🇹
💰 € 6.5M + bonus
🤝 5-year contract for the former #Torino midfielder
🎯 Early morning preview confirmed. 🔥🐓⚽
— Rudy Galetti (@RudyGaletti) July 17, 2021
“Soualiho Meité is Benfica’s new player”, writes Rudy Galetti, stressing that the 27-year-old player already has medical exams scheduled in Portugal and a five-year contract waiting.
The journalist also talks about a business of the order of 6.5 million euros more bonuses, as goals accomplished by the athlete.
However, the The team says that the two clubs may end up closing the deal for a value around the “9 or 10 million euros”.
Meité was on loan at AC Milan last season, where he played 21 games. The footballer has also played for Bordeaux, Monaco, Zulte Waregem, Lille and Auxerre.