Daniele Prade, Director of Fiorentina Football Club Avoid answering questions from the media about the team about to grab Lille attacker Shonatan Ikone.
There have been ongoing reports that the Italian club have reached an agreement to bring the 23-year-old playmaker to the team and will wait for an official announcement when the January market opens.
However, during an interview with Tutto Mercato, Prade avoided answering. By pointing out that the player is now a property of Lille.
“The transfer window opens on January 3rd, Ikone is a Lille player, a very good player. But I can’t say more,” Prade said.
Ikone is thought to be around €15m. With an option to split the fee of 10 per cent to Lille if sold out in the future.
While director Daniele Prade drops hints. It’s report Fiorentina have seal a deal with Lille for Jonathan Ikone.
According to Sky Sport Italia transfer expert Fabrizio Romano. The final details have all been worked out.
It will be a €15m transfer fee, plus the Viola will owe LOSC a 10 per cent cut of any future sale.
The 23-year-old winger will then sign a five-year contract at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.
Meanwhile, director Daniele Pradè was aske about the situation by Tuttomercatoweb this evening.
“The transfer market opens on January 3, Ikone is a Lille player, a very good player. But I cannot say any more than that.”
Ikone came from the Paris Saint-Germain youth academy. And was sold to Lille for €5m in the summer of 2018.
So far this season, he has made 25 competitive appearances for LOSC, scoring two goals and providing two assists.
Although he primarily plays on the right wing, Ikone can also work in a trequartista role or as a support striker.