ASSE Mercato: Saint-Étienne set out to find a new striker this summer. The Greens would be eyeing a Moroccan international.
ASSE Mercato: The Greens on a surprising track in attack
AS Saint-Étienne is looking for a new striker. The offensive sector of Saint-Etienne recorded several departures during this summer At the end of the contract, Wahbi Khazri, Arnaud Nordin, Romain Hamouma and Rad Boudebouz left ASSE for free. Only the departure of Denis Bouanga to Los Angeles FC in MLS brought some cash to the Greens. In search of a reinforcement in attack, the Loire club checked the name of Yoann Touzghar. But as pointed out Progress and the player’s agent, his transfer to Saint-Étienne fell through. The Ligue 1 resident would have activated another track in recent hours. The Forez club would target Ryan Mmaee to strengthen their offensive sector.
The Greens in talks for Ryan Mmaee
Foot Mercato reveals an interest from AS Saint-Étienne for Ryan Mmaee. Aged 24, the Moroccan international plays for Ferencvaros. The centre-forward is still under contract with the Hungarian club until 2025. The Atlas Lion joined the Hungarians last summer from Limassol. The striker tracked by ASSE had a sensational first season with Ferencvaros. He notably scored 17 goals and delivered 11 goals during his first freelance with his new club. Something to catch the eye of the Greens who now want to hire his services for their return to Ligue 1.
According to the specialized site, Saint-Étienne is already on the offensive in this case. The source indicates that discussions are ongoing between the different parties. The Moroccan with 11 caps (4 goals) is listed at 2.2 million euros on Transfermarkt. An amount within reach of the Greens who have just pocketed 5 million following the transfer of Bouanga.