Jonathan Ikoné is leaving Lille OSC for Fiorentina, Fabrizio Romano announced on Monday evening. The transfer market expert confirms that all parties have agreed on a transfer of the 23-year-old winger and that the official announcement is only a matter of time. La Viola transfers an amount of fifteen million euros to the Ligue 1 club.
Ikoné signs a five-year contract in Florence. The attacker still had a contract with Lille that ran until mid-2023. On December 1, Romano announced that the negotiations between the two parties were advanced. At the time, the transfer market expert already wrote that there was talk of a long-term contract and that the deal would involve an amount of fifteen million euros.
Jonathan Ikone from Lille to Fiorentina, confirmed and here-we-go. The agreement has been reached on every detail, after advanced negotiation revealed last December 1. ??????? #FiorentinaIt’s just matter of paperworks to be signed. €15m fee plus 10% futures sale. 5 year contract. https://t.co/IHs7ZsQEYV
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) Dec 20, 2021
The previous messages will be confirmed by Romano on Monday evening. In addition, he adds that the parties have agreed on all the details, and that only the contracts need to be signed. Lille has managed to negotiate a resale percentage of ten percent. The transfer market will open on January 1, and Ikoné is expected to join the Serie A club immediately.
Fiorentina seems to have struck a good deal there Transfermarkt attributes an estimated value of 22 million euros to Ikoné. In 2010, the winger was included in the youth academy of Paris Saint-Germain. After interim rental periods to Montpellier, Ikoné left for Lille in the summer of 2018 for an amount of five million euros. In the current season he appeared in a total of 25 games, in which he scored 2 times and provided 2 assists.
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