Dia hit an impressive 16 goals across 37 appearances for the Ligue 1 club last term and had reportedly been wanted across a host of European clubs.
¡Ah, y se atreve ya con sus primeras palabras en castellano 🗣️!
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English Premier League club West Ham United were said by The Athletic to be interested in a deal for the striker, but he will instead move to Spain.
The Yellow Submarine are preparing for the new campaign and they will be competing in the Champions League next season having landed the Europa League title last time out.
Juan Foyth has joined the club on a permanent basis from Tottenham while defender Aissa Mandi arrived on a free transfer from Real Betis.