UEFA Europa League record Champions Sevilla FC has offered a juicy deal to sign Rock-Solid Center-back Alexander Djiku this summer, Dailymailgh.com understands.
The Spanish giant have lost their top defender Diego Carlos to English Premier League side Aston Villa just at the end of the season.
Chelsea FC are also keen to capture their other reliable defender, Jules Kounde from France in the coming days leaving them handicap in the Center-back position.
As rreported earlier by this portal, the Spainish club have set their eyes on the Ghanaian international for a position transfer before the window opens on June 15.
According to our sources from the camp of the Black Stars defender, the Europa League record Champions have tabled a €1.5m a year deal for the player.
Sevilla, then begun negotiations with the Black Stars defender’s club for agreement to sign the hard tackling and combative defender as soon as possible.
Sevilla offered €6m to sign the player from French Ligue 1 side RC Strasbourg Alsace but the club turned down the money asking for more before selling the defender.
Information available to Dailymailgh.com can confirm that the Spanish giant have opted to pay €7m for the services of the player with €1m add-ons included in the deal.
According to trusted sources in France, Dailymailgh.com have been told the Blue and Whites outfit are happy with the amount and are considering selling the Center-back to the Seville-based club in the coming days.
Djiku played a pivotal role to help the Black Stars book their tickets to the next FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar later this year with sweet qualification over rivals, the Super Eagles of Nigeria in March.
He wwas excused by the technical handlers of the team for the AFCON qualifiers against Madagascar and Central Africa Republic respectively after he asked for permission to sort out his club career for next season.
He won the French Ligue 1 Goal-Of-The-Month award for March after netting a stupendous overhead kick against AS Monaco and was a consistent performer throughout the season for his team.
Bar iinjuries, the 27-year-old Ghana Center-back will be playing at the World Cup for the first time in his career in November with Ghana paired in Group H together with Portugal, Uruguay and Korea.
His deal with Sevilla is expected to be completed in the coming weeks as Villarreal and one unnamed English Premier League team chasing for his signature.
By: D. N. A. MENSAH, Daily Mail GH / Follow the writer @SkipperWrites on Twitter