Young centre back, Calvin Bassey has completed a move to Fulham from Netherlands club Ajax. The youngster’s transfer was being discussed over the past several days. Sources say that the deal should be completed before 29th of July. Fulham who were targetting a move for Mohammed Salisu besides going for Bassey have finally confirmed that they shall be contented with having the latter as of now via this season’s transfer window. To talk about Bassey’s thoughts on the move, the player has regarded the English club a high-quality one. No doubt that he is pretty much keen to play for the side in the days to come.
Bassey is on his way to join Fulham
Fabrizio Romano via his official revelation made it clear that Bassey’s transfer to Fulham is now confirmed and a done deal for sure. The player shall be joining Fulham on a €22.5m deal from Ajax. As per Fabrizio’s announcement, the player has said that he’s well aware of how big a club Fulham is. They’re great players and are playing in the best league in the world – The Premier League.
To talk about Bassey’s small career so far, the Nigerian began his senior career with Rangers in the year 2020. He was instrumental in his team’s journey to the finals of the 2022 Europa League final where they lost to Frankfurt on penalties. His most recent time at Ajax prior to this move to Fulham saw him make 39 appearances for the club. The youngster has been in fine rhythm overall in the recent past. His brilliance on the pitch is without a doubt going to be of great service to his new club.
Fulham meanwhile have been in fairly good form against the likes of tough sides in the Premier League lately. The side finished 10th in the league in the 2022/23 season after having managed to accumulate 52 points with 15 wins in 38 games. The team will be looking to achieve further improvements in their performances in the upcoming season. A place in the European competitions is something that they shall definitely be eyeing hereon. The onus will be on their new signings including Bassey to help them achieve their objective.