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Famara Diédhiou factfile - all you need to know

Famara Diédhiou has become the club’s record signing after joining from Angers SCO in a club record deal worth £5.3m.

The Senegal international striker has put pen to paper on a four-year deal at Ashton Gate.

Diédhiou follows in the footsteps of Jonathan Kodjia, who made a similar move to BS3 two years ago – and for fans who want to know a little more about City’s latest recruit from Ligue 1, here’s a handy guide.


Born: December 15th 1992 (Age 24).

Place of Birth: Saint-Louis, Senegal.

Position: Striker.

Previous professional clubs: ASM Belfort, Epinal, Gazelec Ajaccio, Sochaux, Clermont (loan), Angers SCO.

Career totals (from 2014/15 onwards): 101 appearances, 34 goals.

International football: Senegal international, six caps, one goal.

Previous highest transfer fee paid: £1.36m by Angers in 2016.

Honours: Ligue 2 top scorer 2015/16, Ligue 2 Player of the Year 2015/16.

Did you know: Diédhiou’s only goal for his country to date came in a 2-0 win over Namibia in September 2016 in African Cup of Nations qualifying.