Armand Laurienté has signed for US Sassuolo Calcio from FC Lorient. The transfer fee involved in the transaction is reported to be £9 million. However, the duration of the contract he signed in Italy has not been revealed.
Armand arrived at Les Merlus from Stade Rennes initially on loan in 2019. Then on a permanent transfer for £2.70 million in 2020.
Since then he made nearly 91 appearances and managed to score 13 goals. Furthermore, he delivered 13 assists as well.
Neroverdi announced, ‘US Sassuolo Calcio announces that it has completed the following transfer market operation.
‘LAURIENTE ‘Armand (born in ’98, forward): acquired outright by Lorient.’
Lorient confirmed the transfer, stating: ‘Armand Laurienté, the Merlus winger, joins US Sassuolo Calcio today, eleventh in the Italian Serie A last season.
‘Renowned for his speed, his percussion, his free kicks and his swaying dribbles which set the Moustoir stadium on fire, Armand wore the Merlus jersey 91 times, scored 13 goals and delivered 13 assists in all competitions.
‘During his time with the Merlus, Armand will also have had his first two selections for the France Espoirs team.
‘FC Lorient would like to thank Armand for his kindness, his professionalism, his investment during these three years in Morbihan and wishes him every success in Italy.