German side Hoffenheim have completed the signing of Ghana defender Kasim Nuhu Adams from Swiss champions Young Boys, the Bundesliga side have announced.
The 23-year sealed the five-year contract from the Swiss champions on Wednesday morning after passing his medical.
He joins the German side for a fee of €8 million.
The Champions League side additionally, will pay €2 million depending on the number of appearances the stalwart defender makes in his first.
The Ghana international was a key figure for the Berne-based outfit as they clinched their first league trophy in 32 years and wants to continue his career in Germany.
Young Boys were reluctant to release the key player that helped him win the title last season after six clubs expressed interest in the towering player.
Nonetheless, the former Medeama SC centre-back was ready to exit the club after he exclusively told SportsworldGhana.com in an interview that he had given the German side his YES word of joining them ahead of the upcoming season.
“I have given Hoffenheim my word that I am ready to play for them in the upcoming season,” Kasim said.
But after Hoffenheim topped all the clubs with an offer of about 9 million Euros, they agreed to allow the Ghanaian to travel to Germany for the medical.
Thank you to @BSC_YB coaches, staff and team mates for the amazing time spent with you and the trophies we won together. Thank you once again to the amazing Fans.
Forever in my Heart I wish you well and I love this great club.
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— Kassim Nuhu Adams (@KassimAdams24) July 25, 2018
English sides Southampton and Newcastle United were among some of the club chasing the strong player as well as French giants Marseille and Lyon.
His impressive showing for Young Boys where he scored two goals and made 32 appearances looks to have raised the eyebrows of some of the top sides in Europe.