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Yassine Bounou: Sevilla snap up Morocco goalkeeper on loan from Girona

9:56 PM GMT+4 02/09/2019
Yassine Bounou Girona
The 28-year-old has returned to the Spanish top-flight to spend the 2019-20 season at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan Stadium

Morocco goalkeeper Yassine Bounou has joined Sevilla on loan for the 2019-20 campaign from Segunda Division club Girona.

The White and Reds also hold the option to make the 28-year-old’s stay permanent at the end of the season.

Bounou’s signing comes as reinforcement for Sevilla following the departure of Sergio Rico to PSG on Sunday.

The Morocco international was a regular fixture for Girona last season with fine displays between the sticks, but his contributions were not enough to stop the Catalans from relegation from La Liga.

Earlier this summer, the Canada-born goalkeeper represented Morocco at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, where he played three matches before their Round of 16 exit in Egypt