Boufal joins Southampton from Lille for club-record fee

Southampton have announced the signing of attacking midfielder Sofiane Boufal from Lille for an undisclosed club-record fee. 

The 22-year-old Morocco international, who has agreed a five-year deal at St Mary's Stadium, made 35 appearances for Lille last term, netting 12 times and adding a further four assists across all competitions, becoming one of the most highly-rated young players in Ligue 1 in the process.

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