AS Saint-Etienne : ASSE cannot afford this Senegalese defender | ASSE News

Saint-Etienne will struggle to complete the final transfer of Pape Abou Cissé to the next transfer market according to the Senegalese defender’s agent.

Arrive at Saint Etienne on loan with option to buy from Olympiakos, the 25-year-old central defender would be living his last months in the Saint-Etienne jersey. In the grip of great financial difficulties since the start of the pandemic, the Forez club will not have the means to exercise the option to purchase Pope Abu Cisse, which is estimated at 13 million euros, at the end of the season according to the player’s representative.

“Many want to buy it”

In an interview with the, Pierre Issa, the representative of the Senegalese, took stock of this issue. ” Cissé is doing very well in Ligue 1 with Saint-Etienne, but the club have financial problems and I think it will be difficult to exercise the option to buy, he announced. The coach really appreciates Cissé, they will make a proposal for him. I haven’t spoken to them yet, but there is a lot of interest in the Pope in France. It will also be a very “hot” summer for Cissé. It belongs to Olympiakos, many want to buy it and I hope that the amount desired by the club will be reached. “

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