Official: Pape returns to the Celta ceded with purchase option

The midfielder returns to Vigo after two years at the Olympique de Lyon. The purchase option is nine million plus another five in variables.

The return of Pape Cheikh to Celta is already official, after the Vigo team confirmed it this afternoon through a statement in which it boasts a quarry: "Pape rounds out the alignment of youth players: 11 players of the house" , they started from The olive club. The midfielder arrives on loan with a purchase option of nine million euros plus another five in variables, an amount almost identical to his departure two years ago, when he went to Olympique de Lyon for ten million euros plus another four in variables .

The football player passed the medical examination yesterday and signed his new contract at A Sede. His presentation will take place next Monday in Balaidos from 7:00 p.m. . He will wear the number 24 and tomorrow will be put under the command of Fran Escribá, who already has at his disposal for next Saturday's game against Real Madrid.


With the arrival of Pape Cheikh, the sports direction closes the center of the field, although the departure of Jozabed is still pending. Thus, the four players competing for two positions in the double pivot will be Lobotka, Okay, Fran Beltrán and Pape Cheikh itself. Miñambres will now focus on closing the fourth return of summer, that of Nolito, and the departures of Beauvue and the aforementioned Jozabed. 444444

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