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Palermo Secures Key Transfer to Strengthen Serie B Squad

Como, Italy. 01st May, 2023. Como’s Alfred Gomis in action during the Italian Serie BKT soccer match Como 1907 vs Palermo FC at the Comunale G. Sinigaglia stadium in Como, Italy, 1st of May 2023 Credit: Independent Photo Agency/Alamy Live News
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Alfred Gomis has officially joined Palermo from Stade Rennais on a permanent deal, marking a significant move for the Serie B club. The Senegalese goalkeeper’s transfer is part of Palermo’s strategy to strengthen their squad for the upcoming competition.

  • Alfred Gomis joins Palermo from Stade Rennais on a permanent deal.
  • The contract extends until June 30, 2026.
  • Palermo aims to boost their squad for Serie B competition.

Transfer Details

Alfred Gomis, the Senegalese goalkeeper, has officially signed with Palermo from Stade Rennais. The transfer, which is permanent, sees Gomis committing to a contract that will keep him at the club until June 30, 2026. The deal includes an initial two-year term with an option for a third year. This strategic move is part of Palermo’s efforts to strengthen their squad as they compete in Serie B.

Career Statistics

Gomis, born on September 5, 1993, has a noteworthy career as a goalkeeper. Standing 1.96 meters tall (6 feet 5 inches), he has made significant contributions to every team he has played for. His journey began at Stade Rennais, where he transferred in 2020 from Dijon for a fee of €10 million. Over the 2022-2023 season, he was loaned to Côme and then to Lorient for the 2023-2024 season.

  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Date of Birth: September 5, 1993
  • Nationality: Senegalese
  • Height: 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)

Career Highlights

Gomis has had a prominent career both at the club and international levels. At Stade Rennais, he played a pivotal role in their defensive lineup, significantly contributing to their Ligue 1 campaigns. Prior to this, he established himself as a reliable goalkeeper at Dijon, which facilitated his transfer to Stade Rennais. Internationally, Gomis has represented Senegal in numerous fixtures, including the Africa Cup of Nations.

  • Stade Rennais: Integral part of the defensive lineup.
  • Dijon: Proven reliability as a goalkeeper.
  • International Career: Represented Senegal, including in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Relevant Context

Gomis has already completed his medical examination with Palermo and did not return to training with Stade Rennais as he was not included in their plans for the upcoming season. This acquisition is a calculated move by Palermo to add experienced and skilled players to their roster as they vie for success in Serie B.

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For more detailed player statistics and transfer history, check Gomis’s profile on Transfermarkt.

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