French Ligue 2 outfit Amiens have confirmed the signature of Emmanuel Lomotey from recently relegated Spanish Division 2 side Extremadura.
The defensive midfielder signed a four-year deal with Amiens after they paid €500,000 for his services.
“Amiens SC are very happy to announce the signing of Emmanuel Lomotey!,” the French club said in a statement released on Monday after the deal was signed.
“The 22-year-old Ghanaian U23 defensive and international midfielder is linked with the club until 2024! Welcome home Emmanuel!”, the club wrote on it official Twitter handle in French.
✍ L’Amiens SC est très heureux d’annoncer la signature d’Emmanuel Lomotey !
Le milieu défensif et international U23 ghanéen de 22 ans est lié au club jusqu’en 2024 !
Bienvenue chez toi Emmanuel ! ⚪️⚫️ pic.twitter.com/VZguirMb1w
— Amiens SC (@AmiensSC) August 17, 2020
Lomotey is expected to add quality and experience to the Amiens squad as they aim to return to Ligue One by the end of the season.
The 22-year-old featured in 21 games for Extremadura and scored a goal, but his efforts wasn’t enough to keep them in La Liga 2.
Lomotey previously played for Dreams FC in Ghana, Córdoba and Villarreal B.
At National level, he has featured for the Black Stars B and the Black Meteors.