Tuesday, 30 August 2011
Max Gradel Leaves Leeds United
'ASSE has gone on the offensive,' a statement said. 'On Tuesday evening, agreements were reached for the arrivals of Romanian midfielder Banel Nicolita and Leeds striker Max-Alain Gradel.'Both players, who have been in the sights of St Etienne for several weeks, will on Wednesday undergo the traditional medical before completing the final terms of their contracts with ASSE.'Gradel, 23, was the club's player of the season last term after scoring 18 goals and making seven assists.The French club have not disclosed any details about the transfer fee, but said Gradel would undergo a medical on Wednesday before completing the deal.
The Ivory Coast international joined Leeds from Leicester in January 2010 after a successful loan spell.