Ghanaian midfielder Alhassan Wakaso has completed a three and a half year move to French side Lorient sportsworldghana.com can confirm.
The junior brother of Black Stars Mubarak Wakaso joins the French Ligue 1 side after three seasons with Portuguese side Rio Ave.
Wakaso will become the second Ghanaian in the Lorient team with striker Abdul Majeed Waris a member.
He thus becomes the third Ghanaian to play for the French side in the last couple of years after Jordan Ayew enjoyed a splendid stint there.
“I have heard a lot about FC Lorient by Pedrinho , In particular, and by Majeed Waris, who is a great friend.
“They told me good and I am happy today to arrive at the FCL. Playing in France was a real goal and being able to do it today is a great pleasure.” he said.
“With my new teammates we have a great challenge to keep the club in Ligue 1. We have the arguments to do it and I will do everything to reach it.”
Alhassan who had his debut call up for the Black Stars World Cup qualifier match against Egypt could not make Ghana coach Avram Grant’s final 23 man list for the 2017 Nations Cup tournament in Gabon.