Boubacar Kamara spoke with Telefoot following Marseille’s 4-0 victory over Strasbourg on Saturday. The Frenchman revealed that he will be leaving the club.
“I’ve made my decision, which is to not renew and to leave OM at the end of this season. I think it’s the best decision for the next part of my career,” said the midfielder.
“I’m at a point in my career where I want to progress, to discover a new challenge, a new league. I’ve chosen my future club, you’ll find out who it is soon.”
We now hear that Aston Villa is the club that has secured the services of the midfielder. The club made the announcement through their website.
“Aston Villa is delighted to announce the signing of Boubacar Kamara on a five-year contract,” the statement read.
“The 22-year-old midfielder, who has just won his first call-up to the France national team after a fantastic season at Olympique Marseille, will join Villa following the expiry of his contract with the French club.”
Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard expressed his happiness of being able to get deal over with. “I am delighted that we have been able to attract one of the most promising young talents in European football,” Gerrard said.
“We have a very clear plan to make our team stronger and Bouba is an important part of that.”