Monaco have completed the signing of Sevilla striker Wissam Ben Yedder, after paying the French international's €40-million release clause.
The 29-year-old, who was strongly linked with Manchester United this summer, returns to Ligue 1 after three seasons with Sevilla, where he scored 70 goals in 138 games.
Ben Yedder's signed a five-year contract at the with the Principality side and says he's delighted to move back to France.
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"I am very happy to be involved with AS Monaco," Ben Yedder told Monaco's official website.
"I felt a strong desire on the part of the club to have me come.
"I chose Monaco because I believe in this project and I am determined to do everything possible to go after our common goals. I come with the intention to prove, as always, my qualities and with the desire to reach a new level.
"I want to thank the club for the trust it gives me. It's a beautiful day and the beginning of a new story that I cannot wait to start."
Monaco midfielder Rony Lopes has moved in the opposite direction with Sevilla paying €20-million for his services.