Everton defensive midfielder Jean-Philippe Gbamen joined CSKA. This was announced to Sport24 by the player's agent Bernard Collignon.
“The deal is closed. Everything will be officially announced in a couple of hours,” the agent said.
RBC sent a request to the press service of CSKA.
The fact that CSKA is interested in Gbamen was reported by Metaratings on February 18. According to him, the army team intended to sign the midfielder before the transfer window closed in Russia (February 22).
Sources of the “Championship” reported that the Moscow and Liverpool teams reached an agreement on renting a midfielder until the end of this season. At the same time, CSKA will not have the right to buy the player. Most of the salary, which is €4 million a year, was reportedly taken by Everton.
Basel announced the transfer of CSKA football player Fyodor Chalov Football Gbamen's contract with the Butterscotch runs until the summer of 2024, its transfer value is estimated by Transfermarkt at €10 million. This season, the 26-year-old midfielder of the Ivory Coast national team took part in five Everton matches in all competitions and scored one goal.
Gbamen is a graduate of Lance. He played for the basis of the French club, after which he moved to the German Mainz. He ended up at Everton in 2019, but due to a series of injuries, he practically did not appear on the field. He has been playing for the Ivory Coast national team since the summer of 2017.
Gbamen became CSKA's fourth rookie in the winter transfer window. Prior to this, the capital's club was replenished with the Turkish midfielder of the French "Lille" Yusuf Yazici (loan until the end of the season), midfielder of the Paraguayan national team Jesus Medina (moved as a free agent) and Colombian Jorge Carrascal from the Argentine "River Plate" (loan until the end of the season).
CSKA will resume the season with an away match of the 19th round of the championship against the capital's Spartak. The game will take place on February 26th. The Fonbet bookmaker considers Spartak to be the favorite of the game, bets on the victory of which are accepted with a coefficient of 2.55. The coefficient for a CSKA win is 2.80, and for a draw - 3.30.