St Etienne beat Bournemouth and Birmingham to signing of Ligue 1 striker

first_img Lois Diony 1 St Etienne have beaten Bournemouth and Birmingham to the signing of Dijon forward Lois Diony.Both English clubs were keen on the 24-year-old, who hit 11 goals in 35 Ligue 1 outings last term.Reports in France had suggested that a move across The Channel was on the cards this summer but he will now be staying in Ligue 1 after St Etienne agreed a deal with Dijon.It is understood that the two clubs have agreed a fee of around £7m for the former Nantes man, who will now undergo a medical at St Etienne.last_img

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