Roma Chasing Montpellier’s Ductile and Powerful Fullback

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The giallorossi are interested in the right-back. Several teams are monitoring his performances in France.




Roma is screening the French market to be ready for the next season. Monchi and his scouting group are reportedly targeting youngsters qualitative above the average. One of these could be Nordi Mukiele.

According to the French outlet ‘Mercato365’, Montpellier‘s right-back is on Monchi’s agenda. The 20-year-old from Montreuil has a great physicality (1.85 cm) and technique. In the current campaign, he made 33 appearances between Ligue 1, Coupe de la Ligue, and Coupe de France. As reported by ‘Transfermarkt’, from June 5, 2017, he is part of the France U21 team as well.

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Mukiele moved to Montpellier from Stade Laval last June 6, 2017, for a €1.5 million fee. Thanks to his consistent performances, his value skyrocketed. ‘CIES Football Observatory’ transfer tool estimates that his current value is €16.8m (+71.4% since December 2017).

Olympique de Marseille is also chasing the player but British and German sides are interested in Mukiele as well. The player has a great value also due to his ductility. He is able to play on the right defensive flank as well as centre-back and defensive midfield. He is also a dual citizen (France and Congo).




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A Roman in New York achieving his dreams. Persistence can make extraordinary things happen. Editor of AS ROMA 360 | Calciomercato.it | Calcio e Finanza | Reporting on Major League Soccer.

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