The French midfielder, who represented Torino, is the latest addition to Benfica, having signed a contract for five seasons, until 2026, announced this Friday, the club of the eagles.
“Sport Lisboa e Benfica informs that it has reached an agreement with Torino for the transfer of the player Soualiho Meité, who signed a contract with our club valid until 2026″, informed the incarnates, in a statement on their official website.
On the website of the incarnates, it is also possible to see that the latest reinforcement has already worked at Benfica Campus under the orders of coach Jorge Jesus, who is preparing the last pre-season meeting against Marseille, on Sunday, at Estádio da Luz.
Meité, 27, who has been linked to Italy’s Torino since 2018, also has spells in Auxerre, Lille, Zulte Waregem, Monaco, Bordeaux and AC Milan, the emblem he played for in the second half of last season, on loan from the club. Turin.
According to the Público newspaper, although the eagles have not released any official information, the sports press advances that they will have paid six million euros by the French footballer.