Denis Bouanga will soon join MLS. The Stéphanois striker will leave France for the first time in his career, a real challenge awaits him in California. More
From Ligue 2 to MLS
Ligue 2, Denis Bouanga will not have known it for very long. After the meeting against Dijon on July 30, the Stéphanois will fly to a completely different continent: America. At 27, the striker offers himself a challenge that cannot be refused. Direction Major League Soccer for Bouanga who should soon sign with Los Angeles FC against the sum of 5 million euros.
After the arrivals of Gareth Bale and Giorgio Chiellini, it’s Denis Bouanga’s turn to settle in California. Moreover, the Gabonese will have a better salary than the Welshman and the Italian. An offer that cannot be refused. He should commit to Los Angeles FC for three and a half seasons. The formalization of his transfer should not delay any longer.
A Green in the United States
Denis Bouanga arrived at AS Saint-Étienne in 2019. Straight from Nîmes Olympique where he had a great season (38 games, 9 goals), the striker signed with the Greens until June 2023. Nice coincidence, his first match in his new colors at Gaston-Gérard, the Dijon FCO stadium. The circle is complete. However, it will be necessary to wait for his second match to see him score his first goal with ASSE. Against Stade Brestois, he allows his team to draw.
After three seasons spent with ASSE and an entire career spent in France, it is now abroad that Denis Bouanga will try to flourish. The striker will land in the sixth club of his career and the first abroad. New championship, new culture and new football, Bouanga will have a lot to learn in order to adapt to MLS as it should.