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Gnagnon joins Sevilla from Rennes

Sevilla have completed the signing of France Under-21 international defender Joris Gnagnon from Rennes.

Gnagnon has signed a five-year contract with the LaLiga side for a fee reportedly worth €15million.

The 21-year-old played 79 matches for Ligue 1 outfit Rennes and scored two goals in three seasons with the Brittany club, including 36 in a breakthrough 2017-18 campaign.

Gnagnon – who is of Ivorian descent – had previously chosen to play for the Ivory Coast, but never made an appearance and has subsequently appeared four times for France at youth level.

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He is Sevilla's fifth signing of the transfer window having already completed deals for Roque Mesa, Sergei Gomez, Tomas Vaclik and Ibrahim Amadou.