Shakhtar Donetsk announces the signing of Lassina Traoré, Burkinabe international striker from Ajax Amsterdam.
Lassina Traoré leaves Ajax Amsterdam for Shakhtar Donetsk. The Burkinabe international striker signed a five-year contract for the Ukrainian club, which formalized the information on Friday. The sum of 8 million euros is mentioned for this transaction. The 20-year-old native of Bobo-Dioulasso wore Ajax’s colors since 2017: first that of Cape Town in South Africa, then the parent company from 2019.
⚒ Лассина Траоре – в “Шахтере”! Добро пожаловать в клуб! 🧡
Контракт нападающего с “Шахтером” рассчитан на 5 лет.
– ⚒FC SHAKHTAR DONETSK (@FCShakhtar) June 18, 2021
In October 2020, this former Rahimo had become the first Ajax player to score a quintuplet since a certain Marco van Basten (It was during the scathing 13-0 inflicted on VVV Venlo). Author this season of 10 goals (including 1 in the Champions League) and 9 assists in all competitions, Lassina Traoré already has 14 selections with the Stallions, for 5 achievements.