Football

Mainz puts record down for French attacker

MAINZ – FSV Mainz has strengthen with the French attacker Jean-Philippe Mateta.

Jean-Philippe Mateta in the shirt of Le Havre.

He comes over from Olympique Lyon, that him last season leased to a division lower brightness AC Le Havre. Mateta is the most expensive purchase of the club history. Allegedly Mainz 10 million euro as consideration for the 21-year-old attacker.

English interest

Mateta signs a contract until the summer of 2022, let the club know. At Le Havre, he scored seventeen times in 35 matches. “He has proven in the strong second class of France that he is at a high level regularly score goals. His physical and his game have convinced us. Jean-Philippe has very consciously chosen for us, although there are also English clubs were interested,” said technical director Rouven Schröder.

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