St Etienne have completed the signing of Boubacar Sanogo from Werder Bremen.
The Ivory Coast striker signed a three-year deal with Les Verts after passing his medical, the club confirmed in a statement.
“The Stephanois board have landed a major blow – they have signed for three seasons the Ivorian international striker from Werder Bremen Boubacar Sanogo, who has made a reputation for himself in the Bundesliga and in the Champions League,” the statement read.
“Aged 26, Sanogo has all the qualities of the modern striker, quick and powerful.”
Sanogo played under current St Etienne coach Alain Perrin in 2004 when both were at United Arab Emirates side Al Ain.