It's time for a new chapter - Ghana winger Kamaldeen Sulemana after joining Southampton

Published on: 04 February 2023

Kamaldeen Sulemana says joining Premier League side, Southampton, is the right thing to do.

The Ghana winger the side from from French Ligue 1 outfit, Stade Rennes on transfer deadline day for a club-record fee, penning a four-and-half-year deal with the Saints.

The promising winger scored five goals in 27 appearances in his maiden season in the French top-flight last season before seeing injuries end his season early.

In the current season, coupled with injuries and lack of game time, the winger opted to sign for the Saints after scoring once in 18 matches this term.

In a social media post to bid the club farewell, Kamaldeen said, “I never thought my journey as a Rennais will be this short but the time has come for me to turn the chapter. Through the hard & good times, this journey has been full of great memories & lessons.

“I played alongside very talented mates & friends who became family. The Roazhon Celtic Kop, Les Socios, Allez Rennes, Roahzon’s Calls & the entire fans made Roahzon Park a unique story in my chapters.

“From my debut vs Lens on 8-08-21 to my last game vs Lorient on 27-01-23 throughout my 18 month stay in Brittany will be one I will keep at heart & thoughts. All the best this season & beyond.

“Allez Les Rouge et Noir.

“Saint Sulemana Loading……”

Kamaldeen is hoping to help Southampton stay in the Premier League this season despite their poor performance in the first phase of the campaign.