Lecce have officially signed Stoke City midfielder Giannelli Imbula on loan with option to buy, becoming an obligation in certain conditions.
It’s widely reported the option is worth €4m and Lecce will have to purchase him outright if they secure their Serie A safety this season and he plays at least 45 minutes in 25 different games.
Imbula flew in on Friday to undergo his medical and sign the contracts.
He had been heavily linked with Serie A some years ago, when he was the centre of a bidding war between Inter and Milan, but opted for Stoke City and his career stalled.
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