Preliminary agreement with Monaco over the transfer of Thomas Lemar

The French international is currently in Russia with his National Team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Atletico de Madrid and AS Monaco have achieved a preliminary agreement over the transfer of Thomas Lemar to our club. Over the next days, both clubs will work to close the agreement for the definitive transfer.

The French International is currently in Russia with his National Team to play the 2018 FIFA World Cup that will take place the next Thursday, 14th of July. Lemar, a 22 years old and 1.70 cm of height, performs as a left winger.

Lemar rose to Caen’s first team in the 2013-2014 season, playing 9 games. It was in the next season, already with the team of Ligue 1, when the winger was consolidated, playing 26 official games and scoring one goal. AS Monaco became the owner of his services at the end of the season and his debut with AS Monaco in the 2015-16 season confirmed the bet made by the team, due to the fact Thomas Lemar played 34 games between the whole competitions, scoring 5 goals and giving 5 assists.

The season 2016-17 supposed the definitive step for the French international. Lemar participated in 55 official games, he scored 14 goals and gave 17 assists to his teammates. His contribution was key in the great season by AS Monaco, who achieved the semi-finals of the Champions League, in which the winger played 12 games, plus another 4 games in the previous rounds, scoring 2 goals and giving 6 assists, and conquered Ligue 1.

In the last season, Lemar has continued showing his quality in the 38 official games played, in which he scored 3 goals and gave 10 assists to his teammates.

Usual in the under-age national French teams, Thomas Lemar made his debut with the French National Team at the age of 21, on November 15th, 2016 against Ivory Coast. In total, he has played 12 games with the ‘bleus’, in which he has scored 3 goals, two of them in the qualification games for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Precisely, Didier Deschamps has included him in the list of the 23 squad list for France for the dispute of the World Cup in Russian land.