London — Southampton has broken its club record for a
transfer fee to sign Morocco forward Sofiane Boufal from Lille.
The English Premier League team said on Monday the
22-year-old Boufal signed a five-year deal.
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The fee was not disclosed. British media have reported
Boufal is costing Southampton 17 million pounds ($22.25 million).
Boufal scored 12 goals in 34 games for Lille last season.For
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