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Everton Secures Major Signing with €18.5 Million Deal

Bergamo, Italy. 9th May, 2024. Berat Djimsiti of Atalanta tussles with Iliman Ndiaye of Olympique De Marseille during the UEFA Europa League match at Gewiss Stadium, Bergamo. Picture credit should read: Jonathan Moscrop/Sportimage Credit: Sportimage Ltd/Alamy Live News
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Everton has successfully completed the transfer of Iliman Ndiaye from Olympique de Marseille, further bolstering their attacking options. The Senegalese centre-forward’s move marks a significant addition to the club’s squad.

  • Transfer fee: €18.5 million plus €1.5 million in add-ons.
  • Ndiaye has signed a five-year deal with Everton.
  • The transfer is set to be officially announced soon.

Everton’s New Signing: Iliman Ndiaye

Everton’s latest acquisition, Iliman Ndiaye, is a 24-year-old Senegalese centre-forward who has made a name for himself with impressive performances across various clubs and international appearances. Born on March 6, 2000, in Rouen, France, Ndiaye stands at 1.80 meters and brings a wealth of experience to Everton’s attacking lineup.

Ndiaye’s Career Highlights

Ndiaye’s career has seen him play for several clubs, showcasing his talent and versatility:

  • Olympique de Marseille (2023-2024)
    • Appearances: 46
    • Goals: 4
    • Assists: 5
  • Sheffield United (2019-2023)
    • Appearances: 88
    • Goals: 22
    • Assists: 14
  • Boreham Wood (2016-2019)
    • Appearances: 45
    • Goals: 10
    • Assists: 8

International Career

Ndiaye has also made his mark on the international stage with the Senegal National Team:

  • Senegal National Team (2022-Present)
    • Caps: 7
    • Goals: 1

Transfer Details and Timeline

Ndiaye’s transfer to Everton involves a fee of €18.5 million, with an additional €1.5 million in potential add-ons. This move follows his €15 million transfer to Olympique de Marseille from Sheffield United in August 2023, reflecting his rising value and potential.

  • July 2024: Transferred to Everton for €18.5 million plus €1.5 million in add-ons.
  • August 2023: Transferred to Olympique de Marseille for €15 million.
  • July 2019: Moved from Boreham Wood to Sheffield United for an undisclosed fee.

Everton’s Ambitious Reinforcements

Ndiaye’s arrival at Everton is part of the club’s broader strategy to enhance its squad depth and attacking prowess. His ability to play both as a centre-forward and an attacking midfielder makes him a valuable asset for the team. This move aligns with Everton’s recent aggressive approach in the transfer market.

Everton fans are eagerly anticipating Ndiaye’s contribution to the team, hoping his addition will significantly impact the club’s performance in the upcoming Premier League season. With his proven track record and potential, Ndiaye’s journey from the youth academies in France to the Premier League is a testament to his development and ambition.

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