After five seasons in the French Classic, the Senegal international teamed up with the Green and White
Real Betis announced the signing of Yusuf Sabali from Bordeaux.
The 28-year-old Senegal international signed a contract for an undisclosed fee and signed a five-year contract with the La Liga team until 2026.
“Real Betis Balompie has added Senegalese player Yusuf Sabali to their team. New Green and white The winger will contact the club until 2026,” A statement on the club’s website reads as follows.
“Youssouf Sabaly started his career with the youth team of Paris Saint-Germain and he arrived there in 2008. He was loaned to Evian Thonon Gaillard FC for the 2013/14 and 2014/15 seasons.
“new Green and white The players were loaned to Nantes Football Club in the 2015/16 season.
“In 2016, he joined the ranks of FC Girondins de Bordeaux, this team he has played for the past five seasons. Sabali played a total of 251 professional games, scored 3 goals and sent 21 times. Assists.”
At the Benito Villamarin Stadium, Sabali is expected to add depth to Real Betis’s defense as they hope to have an impressive season in the 2021-22 season.
In the just-concluded season, Manuel Pellegrini’s team is one point behind in the Europa League next season-after scoring 61 points in 38 games, it is a record in the Spanish elite division Ranked sixth.
Real Sociedad finished fifth and won a Spanish match ticket with one more point.
Through this move, Sabali became the third African player in the Betis team after Paul Akuoku (Côte d’Ivoire) and Isa Mandi (Algeria).
Sabali is expected to be announced by the club along with other new signings before this weekend.
On the international stage, he represented France in U17, U18 and U19 level competitions.
His impressive performance promoted him to the French U20 team. There, he played a key role in the European team’s victory in the 2013 FIFA U20 World Cup in Turkey.
Nevertheless, he will remain loyal to Senegal, the country of his parents. On November 10, 2017, he defeated South Africa 2-0 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in 2018, representing the Telanga Lions for the first time.
Since then, he has continued to participate in 21 official matches and was a member of Aliou Cisse in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.